op resume writers share their secrets to help you land the job you want! Members of the Professional Association of Resume Writers have pooled their expertise to create 101 of the very best resumes available anywhere. Find out how you can create cover letters and resumes that get jobs, target your resume for specific positions, use different formats to get noticed, and much more. Throughout the book are more than 175 street-smart tips on everything from interviewing, to salary negotiating, networking, and working with executive recruiters. Get the best of the best resumes to help you compete in today’s tough job market.
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The first step to getting a great job is writing a great resume. The career professionals at Resume.com have years of experience helping job-hunters craft unbeatable resumes, and now you can tap into that experience yourself. The Resume.com Guide to Writing Unbeatable Resumes includes detailed, real-world sample resumes for almost every profession, along with proven strategies for getting noticed–and getting the job.
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Completely updated information on e-resumes, internet resumes, and scannable resumes, this is a giant compendium of before-and-after resume transformations and advice that’s hailed by professional resume writers as the definitve resource for writing and desigining resumes that get people noticed. It provides trade secrets of a professional resume writer to the person out there trying to put together the best possible resume when applying for the “ideal job position” they want to attain.
Over the past decade, resumes have undergone dramatic changes in how they are submitted to recruiters. Technology advances have redefined the recruiting industry. It started with electronic resumes that had to be “scannable” using OCR software. Then resumes began their frenzied dart across the Internet, where, to assure safe arrival, they came dressed in the pedestrian garb of plain text (ASCII) embodied within e-mail. But now, change is upon us once again. The handsome resume made portable has made its return, and there is an emergence of online screening quizzes that determine whether your resume is accepted by recruiters and employers or buried at the bottom of the pile.
Resumes For Dummies is for anyone who needs to discover what works and what doesn’t work when representing their work history with a resume. No matter what your experience, set of circumstances, or familiarity with resume writing, this clearly written, up-to-date guide will help you to:
Create a resume that takes advantage of today’s technology
Increase your chances of getting your dream job
Create a “stand out” resume that will get your foot in the door
Understand recent changes in the world of resumes
Learn the right way and right places to send your resume
Resumes For Dummies also covers the following topics and more:
Getting your resume out there
Writing a resume that fits your specific needs
Choosing the right format for your resume
Selecting stand out words that can bring good news
Submitting your resume online
Recognizing resume problems and applying solutions
In the pages of Resumes For Dummies you will find a sampling of stand out resumes and special needs resumes. You also get updated technical information (gathered from a wide variety of recruiting professionals) paired with classic strategies and smooth moves from the author’s three decades of career reporting. With all of this in hand, you will be able to develop and distribute a state-of-the-art resume that shows that you are too superior to ignore.