101 Best Resumes: Endorsed by the Professional Association of Resume Writers / Edition 1

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Top resume writers share their secrets to help you land the job you want! Your resume plays a critical role in the success or failure of a job search. It is, most often, the primary method for gaining an interview and the competition is fierce. 101 Best Resumes gives you the edge. The top resume writers in the country, all certified members of the Professional Association of Resume Writers, have pooled their expertise to create 101 of the very best resumes available anywhere. These resumes represent the best of the best, from people who write resumes every day for a living. Find out how you can:

  • Create a resume that gets you in the door
  • Develop a resume that gets an employer excited about you
  • Target resumes for specific positions you want
  • Benefit from traditional and new resume formats
  • Create powerful cover letters that sell your skills and qualifications
  • Use your resume to help build your confidence in preparation for the interview

101 Best Resumes also includes 200 powerful street-smart tips to give you a distinct competitive advantage. If you're looking for that added edge in today's tough job market, this is the one guide you'll want to rely on. Includes tips on:

  • Resume writing
  • Writing cover letters
  • Networking
  • Working with employment professionals
  • Developing effective reference letters
  • What to do once you have a professional resume
  • Interviewing
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070328938
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/1/1997
  • Series: Practical Flying Series
  • Edition description: Endorsed by the Professional Association
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 197
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

Jay Block, Certified Professional Resume Writer, is the contributing co-founder of the Professional Association of Resume Writers (PARW). He helped develop the PARW national certification process and is a widely respected national speaker, author, and career coach. Michael Betrus is the author of The Guide to Executive Recruiters (McGraw-Hill) , the most comprehensive directory of its kind.

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Table of Contents

Definition of Resume.Marketing Yourself.Types of Resumes.What Employees Want to See.Writing the Resume.Objectives.Target the Resume to Desired Position.Strategies to Customize the Resume Teach Position.Putting Your Resume On the Internet, Get the Interview and Get Hired! Step-by-Step Instruction on How to Find the Hidden Jobs in Targeted Companies.Use the Resume to Get the Interview and Ultimately the Job.Sample Cover Letters and Matching Resumes.

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