Resume Tips for Banking Jobs

By: EconomyWatch   Date: 30 September 2009

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A professionally designed resume goes a long way in securing bank employment jobs. It works as the preface of an individual’s personality. Bank employment jobs require an individual to have a finance or economic background. The resume should highlight any such qualifications. For bank employment jobs most organizations receive innumerable applications for any vacancy. Thus, a resume plays a major role in advancing the applicant to the next level.

How to Prepare a Resume for Banking Jobs

An individual can use the following information to prepare an attention grabbing resume for bank employment jobs:

  • Put the name in bold typeface and centre aligned at the top.
  • Define the career objective. Make sure the career objective is in sync with the bank job for which one is applying.
  • Divide the resume into different sections such as experience, education, personal information and additional inputs.
  • Experience is among the most important information and should take priority in positioning on a resume. Describe your experience with enough detailing of the work profile.
  • Education should highlight the most recent and relevant qualification. Write about a degree or diploma course in banking or finance in bold typeface to emphasize.
  • The personal information section should contain your full name, father’s name or spouse’s name, address, telephone number and email address.
  • In the additional input include all the secondary information relevant to your profile. It may include headings such as hobbies, personal achievements or individual traits.
  • Do not include irrelevant information. Also, do not make the resume appear casual by using colors, themes, patterns or font styles. Maintain the professional sanctity of the resume.

Here are some tips for preparing a good resume for bank employment jobs:

  • Summarize all the qualification along with experience in the first paragraph of the resume.
  • Emphasize accomplishments in previous banking institutions and support them with quantifiable data.
  • Mention growth in annual turnover of the previous bank due to one’s value added propositions.
  • Present abilities in the professional set-up such as good numeracy skills and knowledge of accounting software.
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