Penang workshop on resume writing, interview tips

| Penang, Malaysia | 8 Feb Jan 2017 | Asia Samachar |
Penang Workshop: Karnail Singh (left) and Rajvinder Singh

A workshop on resume writing and successful interview tips will be organised at Wadda Gurdwara Sahib Penang on 4 March 2017 (Sat).

The one day camp, from 10am to 4.30pm, will be handled by Karnail Singh and Rajvinder Singh, both attached to Penang-based Intel Corp.

Karnail is the team lead for product development and chief engineer for data center validation & manufacturing). Rajvinder is the chief engineer and manufacturing strategist for Internet Of Things (IOT).

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The workshop is intended for those who are 18 years old and above only, currently attending college/university or are about to graduate and/or those actively looking for a job.

Registered participants are required to bring along their resume/CV for the individual session. To register, call Sukhveer Kaur at 012.4300497.


Content of “Writing an Effective Resume/CV” Session

  • What are the key components of a resume which an interviewer looks for?
  • How important is your English proficiency?
  • What are key accomplishments? Why are they important?
  • How important are your grades? Is having a CGPA of 2.0/4.0 enough ?
  • Focus on effectively describing your Key Project challenges and accomplishments etc.

Content of “Tips on having Successful Interviews”

  • What are the different phases of an interview and what types of questions will potentially be asked.
  • What are the questions always asked in an interview? Why?
  • Guidance on how to answer these questions.
  • What is behavioral Interviewing?
  • DO’s and DON’T’s in an interview?
  • The Interactive session using Mock Interview will reinforce the tip above.

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