Resume Workshop for resume building

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Date: 17th January 2023

Venue: Virtual

Submitted by :

  • Divya Jain, Member at IEEE SICSR Student Branch
  • Aditya Tuteja, Secretary & Webmaster at IEEE SICSR Student Branch

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Rajashree Jain, Professor at SICSR & Branch Counsellor at IEEE SICSR Student Branch

Event Description:

  • Number of participants:  168
  • Speakers:  2
  • Dr. Sneha Sharma is a keynote speaker on resume building and improvisation, and Prafulla B. Bafna is the assistant professor at Symbiosis Institute for Computer Studies and Research.

Event Details:  

Under the HURKO lecture series, the Resume Refresh Workshop for 2023 was held in collaboration with SICSR E-cell, the IEEE student branch, and Office and Placements. Shruti Mishra (Anchor 1) and Samarth Minocha (Anchor 2) opened the workshop by welcoming everyone to the event. Dr. Prafulla B. Bafna, assistant professor at Symbiosis Institute for Computer Studies and Research, was also introduced during the event.

Dr. Sneha Sharma, a certified training and development coach with 11 years of experience, welcomed everyone to the session and discussed the purpose of a resume to stand out and get a job interview. She explained the proper resume format, which is 11 to 12 font sizes with a 1-inch margin on all four sides and single or 1.15 line spacing. She also reviewed the proper file format for physical resumes and online submissions.
Dr. Sharma then reviewed the seven most important things to consider when creating an ideal resume. Examples include contact information, resume profile (resume summary vs. resume objective), work experience, education, skills, extracurricular activities, and others (hobbies, interests, languages). She emphasized the significance of creating an ATS-friendly resume that includes relevant skills, experience, and qualifications for the job.

Sanket Kurdukar, placement officer at Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, presented the vote of thanks at the event's conclusion. He thanked Dr. Sharma for sharing his valuable insights. The anchor, Samarth Minocha, then thanked all participants for their active participation and the student branch members for effectively organizing the event.
Overall, the Resume Refresh Workshop for 2023 provided valuable insights into developing a professional and effective resume that can assist individuals in standing out in the job market. The workshop was well-organized and informative, and the speakers offered helpful tips and advice on how to write a successful resume

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Dr. Sneha Sharma introduced herself.


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