Resumes For Dummies Paperback – Jan 10 2007
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A must for any job seeker. -- Doug Elliot, Career Counselor/One-Stop Career Center Manager
Her distinguished career ... has placed her leaps and bound ahead of the rest. -- Robert Calvert Jr., Editor, Career Opportunity News
If college graduates had a Joyce Lain Kennedy to guide them ... there would certainly be fewer unfocused, frazzled, jobless people. -- Dr. Drema K. Howard, Director, Career Resource Center, University of South Florida
Joyce Lain Kennedy is at the top of her field. -- Richard K. Knowdell, CEO, Career Planning and Adult Development Network
Solid, cutting-edge resume advice with today's Internet technology -- the best of the resume books." -- Michael R. Forrest, CEO, JobOptions; founding CEO, CareerPath.com and JobWeb --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Dozens of all-new, groundbreaking sample resumes
Write a cream-of-the-crop resume, get noticed, and land the job interview!
Just when you thought you knew all about resumes — whoops, things change. Showcase yourself for today's employers with a simple resume-matching technique connecting your qualifications with their requirements. Get your career in gear with this bestselling guide completely updated with advanced strategies for getting noticed in a swamped job market where resumes too often "go missing."
Discover how to
- Customize your resume to get through the door
- Use new vertical job search engines to save lots of time
- Win with keywords and clean design online and on paper
- Get employers to return your phone calls
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Like all "Dummies" books, this one is presented in a simple easy-to-read, well-organized format with large bulleted headlines and plenty of graphics and examples. Whether you read the whole book, or just refer to specific sections, this book has it all, including resume formats; how to present education, experience, skills, activities, organizations, etc.; good attention-grabbing words; getting rid of deadweight in the resume; going digital and distributing the resume; spin control against potential problems, such as too much or too little experience, gaps in employment, demotions, age, etc.
The book is packed with resume tips, and should be one of the first you refer to if you're starting a new job search or just not sure that your resume is representing you fairly.
With the job-hunting situation changing at Internet speed, I found this book to be up to date and extremely useful. Her coverage of electronic resumes was excellent, and I was glad to find that I wasn't too far off base on what I had already put together on my own in this regard. She did point out to me several weak areas that I did have and clearly spelled out with explanations and examples how I could make my resume better.
A very good book and I recommend it as being well worth the price and time I invested.
Important, too, this provides the job seeker with solid and complete, cutting-edge resume advice for a "wired" (Internet) environment.
Most recent customer reviews
i had never had to make a resume up till i moved here to canada so this book helped big timePublished 21 months ago by Amazon Customer
Easy to read, and lots of tips. Love it! I liked that it gave examples of resumes, head letters, and formats.Published on July 16 2013 by Chicky
I wrote my resume based entirely on advice from this book, and landed the second job I applied for. That's what I all results.Published on April 15 2003 by Brad Hill
I've read a few career books, but none were as much a pleasure to read as Resumes for Dummies. Having already read Cover Letters for Dummies I knew that this book was going to be... Read morePublished on March 7 2003 by Charlie Pitman
If you need to write a resume, you need to buy this book. The amount of useful information stuffed
into its 300+ pages is incredible, not to mention the book is well written... Read more
This is the finest resume book I've ever read. Part IV, Going Up and Cyber-Ways with Your Resume, helped me immeasurably to understand the way resumes are sent in today's world. Read morePublished on Sept. 19 2000
I have a short attention span when it comes to reading so this book is just what the doctor ordered! It has a little of everything for everyone, from basic to advanced. Read morePublished on Dec 11 1999