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National Business Employment Weekly Guide to Resumes (National Business Employment Weekly Premier Guides Series)

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Don’t just list your credentials—create resumes that get results! When it comes to your resume, one size doesn’t fit all. You need a document that’s uniquely your own, one that "hooks" prospective employers and proves you have the combination of skills, abilities, and experience they’re looking for. Written by an award-winning columnist at the National Business Employment Weekly, today’s leading career resource, this practical guide arms you with the latest techniques for researching and writing tailor-made, highly focused resumes that work like sophisticated sales tools, giving you a powerful competitive edge in today’s aggressive job market. This updated edition includes new resumes from real-life candidates who sought and found jobs, with many "before and after" examples.
  • Covers all types of resumes, including chronological, functional, and combination
  • Outlines how to identify your most relevant skills and accomplishments
  • Avoids the cookie-cutter approach to resumes, providing plentiful examples, ideas, and checklists to help you create a unique document
  • Covers specialized resume categories, including first-time job seekers, homemakers returning to the work force, career changers, and even seasoned professionals
  • Includes the real-life stories behind the model resumes—learn how people in similar circumstances changed their lives and moved on to better positions
  • Shows how to prepare a scannable version of your document
  • Teaches you how to effectively sell your unique talents and qualifications—even to the most demanding recruiter
Other National Business Employment Weekly Premier Guides currently available: National Business Employment Weekly Interviewing National Business Employment Weekly Cover Letters

Synopsis:

Don't just list your credentials--create resumes that get results! When it comes to your resume, one size doesn't fit all. You need a document that's uniquely your own, one that "hooks" prospective employers and proves you have the combination of skills, abilities, and experience they're looking for. Written by an award-winning columnist at the National Business Employment Weekly, today's leading career resource, this practical guide arms you with the latest techniques for researching and writing tailor-made, highly focused resumes that work like sophisticated sales tools, giving you a powerful competitive edge in today's aggressive job market. This updated edition includes new resumes from real-life candidates who sought and found jobs, with many "before and after" examples.

* Covers all types of resumes, including chronological, functional, and combination

* Outlines how to identify your most relevant skills and accomplishments

* Avoids the cookie-cutter approach to resumes, providing plentiful examples, ideas, and checklists to help you create a unique document

* Covers specialized resume categories, including first-time job seekers, homemakers returning to the work force, career changers, and even seasoned professionals

* Includes the real-life stories behind the model resumes--learn how people in similar circumstances changed their lives and moved on to better positions

* Shows how to prepare a scannable version of your document

* Teaches you how to effectively sell your unique talents and qualifications--even to the most demanding recruiter

Other National Business Employment Weekly Premier Guides currently available: National Business Employment Weekly Interviewing National Business Employment Weekly Cover Letters

Synopsis:

Expert tips and advice on writing resumes that get results. Ultimately, one piece of paper will stand between the job hunter and an interview-the resume. This new edition explores the different types, showing how professionals in all careers can use resumes more effectively. It includes before and after examples, with resumes from the readers of NBEW, Exec-U-Net, college career centers, and others.

About the Author

Taunee S. Besson is a National Business Employment Weekly columnist and head of her own successful job search and career counseling firm in Dallas.

Table of Contents

What a Resume Can and Can't Do for You.

Getting Organized.

Resume Guidelines.

The Parts of Your Resume.

The Chronological Format.

Functional Resumes.

Hybrid Resumes.

Resumes for Consulting, Freelancing, Volunteer and Internal Company Use.

Resumes for First-Time Job Seekers and Recent College Graduates.

Resumes for Women Returning to the Paid Workforce.

Resumes for Career Changers.

Resumes for Seasoned Professionals.

Scannable Resumes.

Resume Follow-Up.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471322597
Foreword:
Capell, Perri
Author:
Capell, Perri
Foreword by:
Capell, Perri
Foreword:
Capell, Perri
Author:
Besson, Taunee S.
Author:
National Business Employment Weekly
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Entrepreneurship
Subject:
Resumes
Subject:
Resumes (employment)
Subject:
Job Application.
Subject:
Careers - General
Subject:
Careers - Resumes
Subject:
Careers
Subject:
Business; Resumes
Subject:
Personal Career Development
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Series:
National Business Employment Weekly Career Guides
Series Volume:
16
Publication Date:
May 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.94x7.86x.90 in. 1.13 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Don't just list your credentials--create resumes that get results! When it comes to your resume, one size doesn't fit all. You need a document that's uniquely your own, one that "hooks" prospective employers and proves you have the combination of skills, abilities, and experience they're looking for. Written by an award-winning columnist at the National Business Employment Weekly, today's leading career resource, this practical guide arms you with the latest techniques for researching and writing tailor-made, highly focused resumes that work like sophisticated sales tools, giving you a powerful competitive edge in today's aggressive job market. This updated edition includes new resumes from real-life candidates who sought and found jobs, with many "before and after" examples.

* Covers all types of resumes, including chronological, functional, and combination

* Outlines how to identify your most relevant skills and accomplishments

* Avoids the cookie-cutter approach to resumes, providing plentiful examples, ideas, and checklists to help you create a unique document

* Covers specialized resume categories, including first-time job seekers, homemakers returning to the work force, career changers, and even seasoned professionals

* Includes the real-life stories behind the model resumes--learn how people in similar circumstances changed their lives and moved on to better positions

* Shows how to prepare a scannable version of your document

* Teaches you how to effectively sell your unique talents and qualifications--even to the most demanding recruiter

Other National Business Employment Weekly Premier Guides currently available: National Business Employment Weekly Interviewing National Business Employment Weekly Cover Letters

"Synopsis" by , Expert tips and advice on writing resumes that get results. Ultimately, one piece of paper will stand between the job hunter and an interview-the resume. This new edition explores the different types, showing how professionals in all careers can use resumes more effectively. It includes before and after examples, with resumes from the readers of NBEW, Exec-U-Net, college career centers, and others.
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