Global Resumes & Cover Letters: Indonesia

AUTHOR: Darlene Zambruski
POSTED: January 13, 2009 at 10:04 am


Resume Guidelines


1. Include secondary school information
2. Specify if you’ve studied abroad
3. Include extracurricular activities, especially if you held some school office

Professional Experience:

1. Specify if it was full or part time work
2. Explain any gaps in employment
3. For part time jobs, explain why you didn’t seek full time employment

Special Skills (include):

1. Language Skills (fluency in English is critical)
2. Computer Skills

Format: Begin with position you are applying for, then education followed by experience (in that order)

Length: No longer than two to three pages

Cover Letter Guidelines

1. State how you learned about job
2. Include brief summary as to why you’re interested in job
3. Specify why you are qualified for job
4. Request a personal interview