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The Overnight Resume: The Fastest Way to Your Next Job (Overnight Resume: The Fastest Way to Your Next Job)

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Call from a headhunter? Layoffs getting a little too close for comfort? Hear about a great new internal opportunity? Getting out of the military? Or just frustrated and wonder if you could do better someplace else?

 

This is the definitive guide to getting you on the market fast.

 

The third edition of The Overnight Resume has been completely revised and updated for everyone—from entry level* to the executive suite—who is serious about getting an interview and landing a job.

 

*Tip #1: Never use the term “entry level” in any resume. For hundreds more tips that suit your particular case, just look inside.

 

Information you’ll find nowhere else includes:

 

• How to beat other jobseekers at 1,000-to-1 odds.

 

• How to launch a full-scale job search within 24 hours.

 

• How to access the hidden job market where the best jobs are.

 

• What returning parents and returning prisoners have in common.

 

• How to beat resume-sorting software!

 

• Online resumes, HTML, scannable, and portfolio versions.

 

• Differences between East Coast and West Coast resume styles.

 

• How to look like a local, from anywhere in the country!

Synopsis:

A step-by-step approach to resume writing for all career stages and most educational backgrounds, this guide shows job seekers how to develop and craft a focused, successful resume in one sitting.

About the Author

DONALD ASHER is the author of ten books on the topics of careers and higher education. He is a contributing writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, the Wall Street Journal’s CareerJournal.com and CollegeJournal.com, USAirways Magazine, MSN Encarta and MSN homepage, Dow Jones’s National Business Employment Weekly and Managing Your Career magazines, and many other publications and career sites. He visits more than one hundred university campuses every year to discuss career management topics from salary negotiations to linking your major to your life goals.

Table of Contents

Preface - How to Use This Book   ix

1 - Why You Need a Resume   1

2 - What Your Resume Can Do for You   2

3 - The Rules of Resume Writing   4

4 - Resume English Simplified   6

5 - Writing Your Resume: Style Overview   11

6 - Writing Your Resume: The One Thing You MUST Do First   15

7 - Writing Your Resume: Getting Started with the Heading   19

8 - Writing Your Resume: Win or Lose in the First Ten Lines   23

9 - Writing Your Resume: Jobs and Dates   28

10 - Writing Your Resume: What to Do about Common Problems   37

11 - Writing Your Resume: Education and Additional Data   44

12 - Writing Your Resume: Putting It All Together   53

13 - Sample Resumes   59

14 - Special Styles, More Solutions   72

15 - How to Get Interviews and Plan and Manage a Job Search   94

16 - Cover Letters: Don’t Write One until You Read Chapter 15   111

17 - Go for It! This Is Your Life   127

Index   129

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580080910
Author:
Asher, Donald
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
Subject:
Careers - Job Hunting
Subject:
Resumes (employment)
Subject:
Careers - Resumes
Subject:
Job Hunting
Subject:
Resumes
Subject:
Business; Resumes
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Overnight Resume: The Fastest Way to Your Next Job
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
ONE COLOR
Pages:
134
Dimensions:
10.88x8.42x.39 in. .61 lbs.

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