Resumes That Mean BusinessBook - 1996
The Practical Advice You Need to Write a Great Resume Resumes That Mean Business, Third Edition, tells you how today's employers evaluate a resume and helps you create the right resume to land the job you want. Whether you have years of job experience or you're starting from scratch, this newly revised book offers personalized advice for your resume. 80 model resumes--including before-and-after examples of resume first aid--follow three simple resume templates, clearly illustrating how to highlight your strengths while carefully addressing weak spots. Clear descriptions of how each template is used and easy-to-use analysis of each resume gives you the expertise to make your resume stand out. Fully updated for today's electronic workplace, this book includes up-to-date information on: ¸ Using the Internet (including useful job search Web site addresses) ¸ Using the computer, fax, and videotape to your advantage ¸ Creating an electronic resume ¸ Articulating technical skills clearly ¸ Resumes for special situations: returning to the workplace, establishing a second career, seeking work-study arrangements, and more Much more than just a resume guide, this book will teach you to: ¸ Design a personalized resume tailored to your specific needs and qualifications ¸ Zero in on the key words of your resume for the most effect ¸ Prepare professional letters to market your job talents ¸ Handle job interviews with confidence ¸ Protect your employee benefits when you change jobs ¸ Use the trends in the work force to choose the right field for you Show your prospective employer you mean business with Resumes That Mean Business!
Publisher: New York, NY : Random House, c1996.
Edition: 2nd rev. ed.
Characteristics: xvi, 266 p. :,ill. ;,28 cm.
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