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Resumes for Dummies

by Joyce Lain Kennedy

ISBN 1568843968 / 9781568843964 / 1-56884-396-8
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Language English
Edition Softcover
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Create a "KickButt" resume that gets your foot in the door!

Show employers what you've got and why you're the one for the job! Careers expert Joyce Lain Kennedy provides step-by-step guidelines for creating a resume that powerfully presents your skills, experience, and personality -- to get you the interview you're after! Whether you're a recent graduate after your first big job or a seasoned professional looking to expand your career horizons, Resumes for Dummies, 2nd Edition, will help you create a resume that won't take "no" for an answer.

Make a lasting first impression: Find your most marketable self with easy worksheets Choose a format that plays up your best features Draft cool summary statements that sizzle and sell Goof-proof your resume for picky computer scanners Go digital with your resume -- online strategies that really work! Use effective key words and avoid rookie rhetoric Put a positive spin on tough issues like demotion and gaps in employment [via]