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Software testing resume

IT jobs are in abundance in USA. At same time, there are many aspirants who want to apply for IT jobs. Most of them from non IT background, gap in the carrier want to apply for IT jobs. The software testing and Business analyst jobs are most suited for them. The steps to apply for software testing jobs are mentioned in one of our article. You can read it by clicking on the link below. After the preparations for software testing job, the next step would be to prepare the software testing resume.

Steps to apply for software testing jobs

Resume preparation is not just few hours task. It might take a week or more to prepare a good software testing resume. Before you start with the resume preparation, make sure your ready with below pre requisites.

Pre requisites to prepare software testing resume:

  • Visit many job portals(at least 3 to 4), read the job descriptions for software testing jobs.
  • Understand the current job market scenario, the type of skills, tools and versions, testing tasks, technologies that the employers are currently looking for. Make note of keywords that are being used in these job descriptions.
  • Make detailed list of the skills, testing tasks, tools that you have acquired. For e.g.: types of OS, browsers, MS office, testing tools, databases, HR skills, etc.
  • You do not get a tailor made job with 100% match to your software testing resume, even if job requirement matches 60% to 70% to the skills in your resume, you are likely to get an interview call.
  • In some of the job websites, they also ask for cover page, have the sample cover page ready and it can be customised while you are applying for the job.

Software testing resume tips are:

  1. Always keep your resume brief but comprehensive in expression. An ideal resume can be about 2 pages, with around 2 to 4 projects in it for 2 to 7 years experience.
  2. Don’t make spelling mistakes single error in spelling is enough to reject your resume.
  3. Make a clear objective
  4. Highlight relevant skills
  5. Focus on what exactly employer’s needs and prepare resume on that basis
  6. Don’t write resume 3 pages unnecessarily unless you possess some team lead or managerial positions .
  7. Do not use word ‘I’ while describing the project. For example, instead of ‘I wrote test cases’ just write ‘wrote test cases’.
  8. Make sure you write your name, email-id, phone number on the top .
  9. While writing education start with recent most education. Same applies to the projects, recent project first.
  10. Write all the certifications you possess clearly.
  11. Write relevant skills on job accomplishments on the first page of your resume.
  12. Be ready to explain everything what you have written in the resume properly.
  13. A resume should include in the same sequence as below:

name, email-id, phone number, objective, profile description, project experience(project name, client name, project timeline, project description, your role in project, project environment for each project), skill set in table format, education(if you have IT related), certifications, declaration. Note: references(can be provided when requested)

14. Do not make your resume colourful. Let the font be black, size 10 or 11, 1.2 line spacing, properly aligned and uniformly formatted. Do not use fancy font type. Name, email id and phone number should appear on all pages.

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  1. Make sure write name, email address & Phone number on the top of the resume.
    –Highlight relevant skills.
    –Don’t make spelling mistakes
    –Don’t write a resume more than 3 pages.
    –Make a clear job objective.
    –Always think from the employer’s perspective.
    –Do not use the word “I” while describing project responsibilities.
    –Write all the certifications possess clearly.
    –Blank and white will be good.

  2. These Tips are very helpful and direct to the point to prepare a good profile.
    visit many job portals not only before start writing the profile but also before the interview it will be helpful.
    Highlight the relevant skills.
    Write with out a single spelling mistake.
    Resume should be brief .
    Do not use the word I.
    Give your name , phone number, email and all the information on the top.

  3. Tips for writing a good resume for a sottware testing job, or any job for that matter:
    Name, phone number, email address on every page
    2 pages long, with uniform formatting and spacing. No fancy fonts, and font size 11 preferred.
    Latest projects and experiences on top.
    No spelling mistakes
    You should be able to explain everything that is listed in your resume.
    Cover letter should be tweaked to match your skills with the requirement.

  4. Write a good software tester resume:
    1. Brief introduction on our objective
    2. Clear writing on the skills we have especially the tools and technologies that we know.
    3. Highlighting the project experiences related with the current requirement.
    4.No spelling mistakes.
    5.Clear and correct contact information on the top.

  5. Resume has to be brief up to 2 pages with clear objectives and skills posses. Do not make spelling mistakes and no need to have unnecessary fabrication. Always write your name, email and phone number on the top of each pages. Research various job profiles and try to write skills accordingly depending on the current job market. Have a clear objective and write your work experience or education starting with current one. Always keep it black and white, size 11-12 with proper spacing. Avoid word I

  6. Software testing resume : name, email-id, phone number, objective, profile description, project experience(project name, client name, project timeline, project description, your role in project, project environment for each project), skill set in table format, education(if you have IT related), certifications etc..

  7. There are many tips to writing a good resume.
    1. Keep resume brief and specific to your experience and skills. No more than 3 pages unless you have Lead and managerial experience in the field to which you are applying. 3. Display your name, email address, phone number at the top of your resume and as a running header to each page of your resume. 4. No errors in spelling or grammar. 5. Add your most recent education, skills and certifications first. 5. Note any job related accomplishment that enhance your strenghts. 6. List projects that you work with a team and any contributions you made that was revelent to the project. 7. Make sure your format of your resume is professional an easy for the recruiter to view quickly because your strenghts are easy to find and note what is special about you and your skills. 8. Use 3 less different fonts that are either 10, 11, 12 and make sure the font is only in black and the lines are 1.2 line space apart.

  8. How to write Software Resume
    – CV should brief but Comprehensive in expression
    – Not a single spelling mistake .
    – Clear Job Objective .
    – Highlighted relevant skills.
    – Should not be fancy not a colorful .
    – Email-id, Name And number should appear on each and every page .

  9. How to write software testing resume?
    Always keep your resume brief but comprehensive in expression. An ideal resume can be about 2 pages, with around 2 to 4 projects in it for 2 to 7 years experience.
    Don’t make spelling mistakes single error in spelling is enough to reject your resume.
    Make a clear objective
    Highlight relevant skills
    Focus on what exactly employer’s needs and prepare resume on that basis
    Don’t write resume 3 pages unnecessarily unless you possess some team lead or managerial positions .
    Do not use word ‘I’ while describing the project. For example, instead of ‘I wrote test cases’ just write ‘wrote test cases’.
    Make sure you write your name, email-id, phone number on the top .
    While writing education start with recent most education. Same applies to the projects, recent project first.
    Write all the certifications you possess clearly.
    Write relevant skills on job accomplishments on the first page of your resume.
    Be ready to explain everything what you have written in the resume properly.
    A resume should include in the same sequence as below:
    name, email-id, phone number, objective, profile description, project experience(project name, client name, project timeline, project description, your role in project, project environment for each project), skill set in table format, education(if you have IT related), certifications, declaration. Note: references(can be provided when requested)

  10. Always keep your resume brief but comprehensive in expression. An ideal resume can be about 2 pages.
    Don’t make any spelling mistakes. Single error in spelling is enough to reject your resume.
    Make a clear objective and highlight relevant skills. Prepare resume on basis what employer needs.
    Make sure you write your name, email-id, phone number on the top .
    While writing education start with recent most education. Same applies to the projects, recent project first.
    Write all the certification you have.
    Write relevant skills on job accomplishments on the first page of your resume.
    Be ready to explain everything what you have written in the resume properly.

  11. Software testing resume tips are
    1) Resume should be brief but comprehensive in expression, about 2 pages with around 2 to 4 projects in it for 2 to 7 years of experience.
    2) Make a clear objectives
    3) Highlight relevant skills
    4) Focus on what exactly employer’s needs and prepare resume on that basis.
    5) Never use the word ‘I’ while describing the project. For example, instead of ‘I wrote test cases’ just write ‘wrote test cases’.
    6) Make sure to write your name, email-id, phone number on the top.
    7) While writing education tart with recent most education. Same applies to the projects, recent project first.
    8) Write all the certifications you posses clearly.
    9) Write relevant skills on job accomplishments on the first page of your resume.
    10) Be ready to explain everything what you have written on the first page of your resume.
    11) Do not make the resume colorful. Let the font be black, size 10 or 11 with 1.2 line spacing, properly aligned and uniformly formatted. Name, email id and phone number should appear on all pages.

  12. Resume writing tips:
    1. Always keep your resume brief but comprehensive in expression. Ideally 2 pages long
    2. Don’t make spelling mistakes
    3. Make a clear objective
    4. Highlight relevant skills
    5. Focus on what exactly employer’s needs and prepare resume on that basis
    6. Do not use word ‘I’ while describing the project
    7. Write your name, email-id, phone number on the top
    8. Start with recent most education and work experience
    9. Write all the certifications clearly
    10. Write relevant skills on job accomplishments on the first page of your resume
    11. Be ready to explain everything what you have written in the resume properly
    12. A resume should include in the same sequence as below:
    name, email-id, phone number, objective, profile description, project experience(project name, client name, project timeline, project description, your role in project, project environment for each project), skill set in table format, education(if you have IT related), certifications, declaration. Note: references(can be provided when requested)
    13. Do not make your resume colorful. Let the font be black, size 10 or 11, 1.2 line spacing, properly aligned and uniformly formatted.

  13. 1. Always keep your resume brief but comprehensive in expression. An ideal resume can be about 2 pages, with around 2 to 4 projects in it for 2 to 7 years experience.
    2. Don’t make spelling mistakes single error in spelling is enough to reject your resume.
    3. Make a clear objective
    4. Highlight relevant skills
    5. Focus on what exactly employer’s needs and prepare resume on that basis
    6. Don’t write resume 3 pages unnecessarily unless you possess some team lead or managerial positions .
    7. Do not use word ‘I’ while describing the project. For example, instead of ‘I wrote test cases’ just write ‘wrote test cases’.
    8. Make sure you write your name, email-id, phone number on the top .
    9. While writing education start with recent most education. Same applies to the projects, recent project first.
    10. Write all the certifications you possess clearly.
    11. Write relevant skills on job accomplishments on the first page of your resume.
    12. Be ready to explain everything what you have written in the resume properly.
    13. A resume should include in the same sequence as below:
    Name, email-id, phone number, objective, profile description, project experience(project name, client name, project timeline, project description, your role in project, project environment for each project), skill set in table format, education(if you have IT related), certifications, declaration. Note: references(can be provided when requested)

    14. Do not make your resume colourful. Let the font be black, size 10 or 11, 1.2 line spacing, properly aligned and uniformly formatted. Do not use fancy font type. Name, email id and phone number should appear on all pages.

  14. Tips to create a good software testing resume
    – Keep it brief, ideally 2 pages with about 2-4 projects for 2-7 years experience.
    – No typos, spelling and/or grammar errors.
    – Clear objective with relevant skills listed.
    – List education, certifications at start of resume.
    – Most relevant skills listed on top.

  15. –> How to write software testing resume?
    —-> 1. Always keep your resume brief but comprehensive in expression. An ideal resume can be about 2 pages, with around 2 to 4 projects in it for 2 to 7 years experience.
    2. Don’t make spelling mistakes single error in spelling is enough to reject your resume.
    3. Make a clear objective
    4. Highlight relevant skills
    5. Focus on what exactly employer’s needs and prepare resume on that basis
    6. Don’t write resume 3 pages unnecessarily unless you possess some team lead or managerial positions .
    7. Do not use word ‘I’ while describing the project. For example, instead of ‘I wrote test cases’ just write ‘wrote test cases’.
    8. Make sure you write your name, email-id, phone number on the top .
    9. While writing education start with recent most education. Same applies to the projects, recent project first.
    10. Write all the certifications you possess clearly.
    11. Write relevant skills on job accomplishments on the first page of your resume.
    12. Be ready to explain everything what you have written in the resume properly.
    13. A resume should include in the same sequence as below:
    Name, email-id, phone number, objective, profile description, project experience(project name, client name, project timeline, project description, your role in project, project environment for each project), skill set in table format, education(if you have IT related), certifications, declaration. Note: references(can be provided when requested)

    14. Do not make your resume colorful. Let the font be black, size 10 or 11, 1.2 line spacing, properly aligned and uniformly formatted. Do not use fancy font type. Name, email id and phone number should appear on all pages.

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