Tips for a Software Trainee
A programmer's resume should reflect the candidate's programming
skills. To achieve this, add the Technical Summary or Technical
Expertise section to your resume. Further break this section into
subcategories for a quick scan of your knowledge of programs and
For example include the following that is applicable to you
- technical certifications
- operating systems
- Web applications
- database applications
Highlight some of your soft skills in a career as a programmer to
add a personality to your resume. Remember your resume should be
short enough, yet should be able to effectively showcase your
achievements. Do not make it excessively lengthy.
Highlight your Accomplishments
Show in your resume how your performance as an programmer
resulted favoured the company's good. Highlight your initiatives and
performances that resulted in enhanced efficiency, faster work,
monetary savings, etc. Focus on your most impressive technical
Be sure to include all buzzwords and variants of such words
within your Skills Section of your resume. This is important because
many placement firms use automated software that scans your resume
for particular skills or keywords that their clients specify.
Some other examples of buzzwords are :
The more effective presentation of "Experience in
web-development and the use of Structure Query Language with
Databases." will be "Web-Development experience with HTML,
ASP, and JSP. Proficiency with SQL, MySQL, Oracle, and SQL".
- Proficiency with C++, Lisp, and Corba.
- Some experience using PHP for the development of secure
- Advanced Embedded and VLSI knowledge.
wish you all the best of luck in your job search!