A manual tester needs to be familiar with life cycle of software development, black box testing, white box testing, functional testing, smoke testing, integration testing, system testing, performance testing, regression testing, ad-hoc testing, compatibility and usability testing, and many other components of different applications. If you have all these abilities then make sure that, these get emphasis in the Resume Format. A Resume Format, which highlights all the technical and testing skills, is perfect for the post of a manual tester. Mention the software testing competencies followed by technical skill set, and then the academic background, project details of tasks you have performed earlier, and personality traits at the end. Remember that the more skilled you are in manual and software testing, the more stress should be laid on the skills in the Resume Format.