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Author: Susan Britton Whitcomb
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : JIST Pub., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Susan Whitcomb explains how you can use simple techniques to make your résumé stand out from the competition. You'll learn to: apply advertising and branding techniques to résumé writing and position yourself above the competition; link your job skills to the 10 "buying motivators" that every employer responds to; find out what top human resources managers say is the most important résumé feature they're  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Whitcomb, Susan Britton, 1957-
Résumé magic.
Indianapolis, IN : JIST Pub., ©2007
(DLC) 2006018662
(OCoLC)70219728
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Britton Whitcomb
ISBN: 9781593574048 1593574045 1593573111 9781593573119
OCLC Number: 144580980
Notes: Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 585 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. A résumé primer --
2. How to use branding and advertising strategies to get an interview --
3. How to choose the most flattering format --
4. The blueprint for a blockbuster résumé --
5. How to write great copy --
6. Accomplishments : the linchpin of a great résumé --
7. Editing : résumé-speak 101 --
8. Visual artistry : the missing link --
9. E-résumés, e-portfolios, and blogs --
10. Cover letters and other parts of the puzzle --
Appendix A. Worksheets to catalog professional history --
Appendix B. Survey : what employers really want in a résumé and cover letter --
Résumés --
Cover letters --
Appendix C. Action verbs with sample phrases.
Responsibility: Susan Britton Whitcomb.

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Susan Whitcomb explains how you can use simple techniques to make your résumé stand out from the competition. You'll learn to: apply advertising and branding techniques to résumé writing and position yourself above the competition; link your job skills to the 10 "buying motivators" that every employer responds to; find out what top human resources managers say is the most important résumé feature they're looking for; prepare e-mailable and Web résumés; master "résumé-speak," a unique style of writing that combines advertising and business formats to give your résumé energy and interest; use keywords and get your résumé noticed on the Internet.--From publisher description.

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