Resumes

Creating a good resume is one of the most important steps in your job hunt. A good resume will introduce you to potential employers. These titles from our digital collections can pave the way to a interview for the job you really want.

Work with Passion by Nancy Anderson

In this twentieth anniversary edition of her perennial bestseller, Nancy Anderson shows readers how following their passion to find their special niche is the most effective and rewarding approach to business and career success. Work with Passion follows the step-by-step program Anderson implements in her career counseling practice, carefully guiding readers through each stage. The program follows the ten "Passion Secrets" of successful people, and topics include clarifying goals, trusting instincts, doing research, and meeting others who are passionate about their work. "I have found that we love to hear success stories," Anderson writes, and each chapter tells those powerful stories of people who have overcome adversity and realized their dreams. Work with Passion has a wealth of inspirational guidance, from the broadest kinds of visionary encouragement to very practical tips on networking, developing a resume, and writing a query letter that gets results. This comprehensive course in career counseling is for everyone who would rather brag about their career than complain about their job.

No Mistakes Resumes by Giacomo Giammatteo

Warning, reading this book might get you a new job. If you've ever wondered why you didn't get called for an interview-when you knew you fit the job-this book will explain why. Learn how to… Keep your resume out of the trash! ? Discover the secret to a perfect resume. ? Learn the three most important parts of a resume. ? Find out how to get the hiring manager's attention ? Learn which sections of your resume can put it in the trash. ? Uncover the magnificence of a perfect cover letter. What makes me qualified to write this book? I have been a headhunter for more than 30 years, and I have evaluated, screened, and edited a gazillion resumes. I know a gazillion sounds like a lot, and maybe it wasn't quite a gazillion, but it was a lot of resumes. (more than a few dozen for sure) I see people make the same mistakes over and over again. Mistakes that keep them from being considered for the jobs they want. That's why I wrote this book-to help people get the jobs they really want. So what are you waiting for? Want to know how to get that interview? Get the No Mistakes Resumes book. (It only costs about 2 cups of coffee.) No Mistakes Resumes. Change your life today! Danger! This book contains sarcasm, humor, and damn good information.

Knock 'em Dead Resume Templates by Martin Yate

On the list of things you want to do in life, writing a resume is right up there with hitting yourself in the head with a hammer. Yet your resume is the most financially important document you will ever own. When your resume works, you work, and when it doesn't, you don't either. It's that simple. Knock 'em Dead Resume Templates shows you how to write a killer resume and includes 105 ready-to-use Microsoft Word resume templates. You get resume writing advice from a New York Times career bestseller, plus 105 Microsoft Word resume templates. This is a winning combination that doesn't exist anywhere else. Knock 'em Dead Resume Templates is unique. Martin Yate, CPC, knows how to write a resume that works. He shows you how employers think about, prioritize, and express their needs for your job. Then he shows you how to leverage these insights to write a killer resume that will be more discoverable in resume databases and will then speak clearly to the recruiters and hiring managers who read it. Martin shows you how to sell your skills with integrity. You get all the advice on resume writing from the latest Knock 'em Dead Resumes, plus 105 ready-to-use Microsoft Word resume templates. It's a combination that you can't beat. A killer resume is the foundation of every successful career, and the tactics in these pages will guide your success for years to come. Knock 'em Dead Resume Templates is the definitive resource for creating a resume that gets results and helps you reach that next step on your professional path. This winning combination doesn't exist anywhere else. Knock 'em Dead Resume Template is unique. The future is here-what are you going to do?

Complete Guide to Writing Effective Resume Cover Letters by Kimberly Sarmiento

Your cover letter is what decides if a company looks at your resume, contacts you for an interview, or gets you placed in the rejection pile. Knowing that, it is important to create a well-written, eye-catching letter that sells your achievements and job skills to impress the recruiter. However, many people are unable to effectively translate their thoughts into words when faced with the task. That is where The Complete Guide to Writing Effective Resume Cover Letters comes in. With this book you will be able to craft a letter that will undoubtedly land you the interview. In this new book, you will learn how to address your letter, how to grab the reader s attention immediately, how to format your letter, how to choose the font, how to be professional but persuasive, how to choose the type of paper, and how to target your letter. You will also learn about writing the different kinds of letters, including those in response to a classified advertisement, those in response to a blind advertisement, those sent to employment agencies, cold letters, and broadcast letters; writing style guidelines; what to include in your letter; writing for an online audience; cover letter styles; and common mistakes recruiters abhor. Additionally, you will find examples of effective and ineffective letters, proven tips for making your letter stand out, sample phrases to use, and letters for new graduates, for professionals, and for those changing careers. Also included are samples specific to job industries, including administration and clerical; accounting; banking and finance, government; health care and social services; hospitality and food service; human resources; law enforcement and legal; manufacturing; sales, marketing, and customer service; skilled trades; technology; and science and engineering. By following the step-by-step instructions outlined in The Complete Guide to Writing Effective Resume Cover Letters you will ensure that your letter will impress the recruiter and that you will be contacted for an interview. In the end you will create a tool that will be of enormous importance to you in your job search.

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