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Resumes that knock 'em dead

Author: Martin John Yate
Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Create a compelling resume that will land you all the interviews that you want. Yate reviews the marks of a great resume, what type of resume is right for each applicant, what goes in (and stays out) of a resume.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin John Yate
ISBN: 1593377487 9781593377489
OCLC Number: 70207949
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The power of a great resume --
Why you need a resume and how it is processed on the other side of the desk. How this book will help you create a resume that gets the attention your career demands --
Three ways to sum yourself up --
Different resume styles have evolved to help you effectively package your career regardless of your current situation: what they are and which resume style is right for you --
The basic ingredients --
There are some basic content rules for productive resumes: what must always go in, what can never go in, and what may be appropriate depending on your background --
Resumes that knock 'em dead --
How to assemble the raw materials for a resume that will consistently get read and acted upon --
Writing the resume --
Putting it all together on paper and in an electronic document, with advice on the resume keywords that make your resume visible in those online resume banks --
The final product --
All the steps necessary to edit, check and polish your resume for delivery through e-mail or traditional mail --
How to use the Internet for your job search --
Smart Internet job search techniques, plus more ways to increase online resume visibility in those resume banks and on the employer's web site --
Cover letters --
Even the best resume needs a cover letter to personalize its message; the essentials of productive cover letters plus a selection of samples. How to use a cover letter to update an old resume --
A balanced job search --
Final considerations to maximize the impact of your resume in a job search --
The resumes --
Based on real resumes that got real jobs for real people --
Healthcare resumes --
Education resumes --
Computer and IT resumes --
Social work and counseling resumes --
Legal, law enforcement, and security resumes --
Sales and marketing resumes --
Finance, banking, and insurance resumes --
Media and public relations resumes --
Operations management and human resources resumes --
Management resumes --
Administrative resumes --
Retail and customer service resumes --
Blue collar resumes --
Everyday job resumes --
The new executive resume --
Special reports --
Appendix A: Career consultants and resume writing services --
Appendix B: Internet resources --
Appendix C: Resume keywords.
Other Titles: Resumes that knock them dead
Knock 'em dead
Responsibility: Martin Yate.
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To serve as broad an audience as possible, Yate has carefully chosen successful resumes for the 150 most commonly-sought positions on all levels. He reviews the marks of a great resume, explaining  Read more...

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Quirky, but somewhat useful

by libcub (WorldCat user published 2008-11-04) Good Permalink

This book has a helpful structure, but some idiosyncratic ideas seem rather odd. Conservative--a bit old-fashioned.

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