Do you need some guidance on how to write your resume or CV and cover letter, how
to prepare for interviews, and the proper way to respond to a job offer? Read our
useful tips to help you put your best foot forward.
Your Resume /CV: Form
Your resume or CV is the formal document that describes your skills, accomplishments
and interests. It�s also your marketing presentation. Be sure it�s accurate, up-to-date
and competitively positions you as the best possible candidate.
Here are a few tips on form:
- Use an easy-to-read conventional typeface, such as Arial or Times New Roman
- Double-check all your contact information
- Check grammar, tenses, parallel construction and formatting errors
- Use active voice and action words such as: Directed, Developed, Managed, Performed,
- Ensure your resume or CV is in the required format for uploading [.doc, .rtf,
Your Resume /CV: Substance in Academics
This is a concise description of your academic career, including coursework
and extracurricular activities that demonstrate leadership and cognitive skills.
Here, you will include:
- Universities or institutes you�ve attended
- Dates of attendance in reverse chronological order
- Your qualification or degree
- Courses of study as they relate to the position
- Scholarships, other awards and accomplishments
Your Resume /CV: Substance in Experience
We are interested in your activities that demonstrate skills and personal
- Relevant jobs, internships, school activities and volunteer work
- Dates of employment or activity in reverse chronological order
- Brief description of each job
- Relevant metrics that demonstrate your rank, your results or your leadership
Your Resume /CV: Substance in Personal
Information about who you are beyond school and work helps recruiters see
you as a multi-faceted person with capabilities that may transfer to many areas
of the bank.
- Interests and hobbies
- Language skills
- Relevant technology proficiencies
- Travel experiences
The interview is an opportunity for you and the bank to learn more about each other.
During the first-round interview, you�ll spend up to an hour with an interviewer
who will ask questions to help determine your competencies, knowledge and potential
for success. If invited back, the second and third rounds will focus more keenly
on the area of business in which you�re interested, and may include an assessment
test (depending on region).
The Cover Letter: A Method of Engagementk
The cover letter is a brief introduction to you and includes a specific
reason why you believe you�re qualified for a job at Credit Suisse. It complements
your resume or CV, but doesn�t repeat the details. And, it�s an additional chance
to differentiate yourself from your peers by describing why you should get the job.
You can use the letter to demonstrate your knowledge of the industry, the bank and
the position you are applying for, and to explain why you are interested in the
role to which you are applying. Keep it at two or three paragraphs: that demonstrates
how concisely and accurately you convey information, and how successfully you can
Make a first Good Impression
Make a first good impression by looking like you already work here � from
arriving in business attire, to greeting each of your interviewers with a professional
and friendly greeting. by looking like you already work here � from arriving in
business attire, to greeting each of your interviewers with a professional and friendly
greeting. See what our recruiters look for in our candidates.
A crucial part of any interview is the impression you leave on the interviewer
at the end. You�ll do this by asking relevant questions that show your aptitude
for and interest in the job, and following up with thanks and affirmation that you�re
ready to explore next steps.
If there are any points in your resume or CV that you can�t speak about
persuasively and knowledgeably in an interview, leave them off.
Ensure your attachments are less than 512 KB, and in any of the following formats:
.doc, .rtf, .pdf, .jpg or .txt.
Do a mock interview with a friend or adviser, who can give you an honest assessment
of your composure and ability to deliver information.you met a challenge, solved
a problem, worked collaboratively or initiated a projectBe prepared to give real
examples of how you met a challenge or solving a problem.
- Articulate the benefit you brought to the project or your team Be honest about
your contributions and abilities Relax and be yourself.
- The interviewer wants to make the best match possible for the firm and you.
- The more he or she sees of you, the richer the conversation��--and the results--will
Should you receive an offer, you�ll want to inquire about timing, reporting
structure, and other initial expectations. You may also want to ask additional questions
about the culture of working at Credit Suisse. These are all discussions you may
initiate with recruiters, alumni or others working in the sector.
Should you be fortunate enough to have more than one offer, it�s good protocol to
make a decision as soon as possible so that the bank(s) may consider other candidates.
Sans Pareil IT Services is one of the few organizations that insist on a no-bond
agreement with the selected candidate. This being the case, Sans Pareil IT Services
does not entertain payment of any kind from candidates for employment.
We receive a number of complaints from candidates who get mails from various non-Sans
Pareil IT Services IDs, offering employments note that these are fake job
We have observed various instances of job opportunities being published in the media
including Print, Websites, Blogs and other publicly available portals/virtual spaces.
Please note that any such unauthorized publication of job opportunity and/or naming
Sans Pareil IT Services in any form and connected with the organization Sans Pareil
IT Services, is strictly prohibited, unless otherwise expressly authorized by Sans
Pareil IT Services. Sans Pareil IT Services reserves the right to take legal action
against such unauthorized publication(s).
Please also note that all mails to candidates have a statutory warning against payment
of cash for securing jobs at Sans Pareil IT Services.
Sans Pareil IT Services is not your typical employer.
This is not your typical interview process
Sans Pareil IT Services is committed to setting you up for success. We design
our selection process to understand who you are and what you are good at, so we
can match you with the right position at Sans Pareil IT Services.
Since 2004, Sans Pareil IT Services has studied the relationships between talent
and job performance. By studying success in each role, we uncover those talents,
or patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behavior, that help individuals achieve excellence
in performance and productivity.
Conventional hiring processes rely solely on an assessment of the candidate's knowledge,
skills, and work experience. While these factors are important to our hiring decision,
we also assess talent because it allows us to more accurately predict your future
success at Sans Pareil IT Services.
Everyone has a unique set of talents. Therefore, our goal is to understand your
talents so we can find the role at Sans Pareil IT Services that gives you the opportunity
to do what you do best every day.
This hiring process is thorough. The interviews will challenge you to think about
the talents that come most naturally to you, and talk about how you apply them in
your life. Finding that right fit demands our time and energy as well as yours.
We choose to invest in the best.