The Elements of Resume Style: Essential Rules for Writing Resumes and Cover Letters That Work

Scott Bennett
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Building your r sum should be one of the easier parts to the whole job-interview process. But instead it's becoming increasingly stressful as well What kind of r sum will spark the employer's interest? Which kind most often get passed over? How far back are we supposed to go? How...
$9.95
Building your r sum should be one of the easier parts to the whole job-interview process. But instead it's becoming increasingly stressful as well What kind of r sum will spark the employer's interest? Which kind most often get passed over? How far back are we supposed to go? How can we best explain those time gaps in between jobs? Are the rules different for online r sum s? There are so many vital questions when it comes to building a r sum today, but only one way to be assured you're getting the right answers--by asking a hiring expert.Scott Bennett has hired hundreds of people in a variety of industries, and he knows firsthand the insights that will catch an employer's eye, as well as what dangers to avoid if you want to survive the first cut. In The Elements of R sum Style, Bennett shows readers how to craft clear, compelling, targeted r sum s and cover letters that actually work. In this new edition that includes social media and online-application tips, readers will be provided: - More than 1,400 action words, statements, and position descriptions that help sell your skills and experience- Hundreds of words, phrases, and vague claims to avoid- Advice for handling employment gaps, job-hopping, and requests for salary history and requirements- Sample r sum s, response letter, inquiry letter, informational interview request letter, references, and more- Surprising tips for acing the interviewIn today's ultra-competitive environment, competition is intense no matter the field or position. And the often-overlooked first hurtle to jump over is no doubt the r sum . This candid book's time-tested tools will make sure yours stands out--helping to get you the job you deserve

Author: Scott Bennett
Publisher: Amacom
Published: 09/03/2014
Pages: 134
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.49lbs
Size: 8.28h x 5.79w x 0.42d
ISBN: 9780814433935
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