ACE the IT Resume: Resumes and Cover Letters to Get You Hired

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Create a first-rate resume that will get you hired in IT

Stand out in a crowd of IT job applicants by creating and submitting a winning resume and cover letter with help from this practical guide. Fully revised and updated for the latest trends, technologies, and in-demand jobs, Ace the IT Resume, Second Edition reveals how to best showcase your IT skills and experience. You'll get tips for adapting your resume for different formats, using the right keywords, and getting your ...

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Overview

Create a first-rate resume that will get you hired in IT

Stand out in a crowd of IT job applicants by creating and submitting a winning resume and cover letter with help from this practical guide. Fully revised and updated for the latest trends, technologies, and in-demand jobs, Ace the IT Resume, Second Edition reveals how to best showcase your IT skills and experience. You'll get tips for adapting your resume for different formats, using the right keywords, and getting your resume in the hands of the hiring manager. With an encyclopedia of sample resumes, job descriptions, and resume strategies, this is your must-have guide to landing a great IT job.

  • Present your skills, experience, and education in the most effective format
  • Optimize your online resume
  • Customize your resume based on the job you're seeking
  • Write compelling and relevant cover letters
  • Avoid common pitfalls and analyze your resume for errors
  • Discover ways to quickly get hands-on experience
  • Network with IT professionals to make connections
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071492744
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/22/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 387,976
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Meet the Author

Paula Moreira is the global IT training manager at a large financial services organization. She and her team support an IT team of 2,000. Paula began her career as a techie and has spent the last 15 years working in IT education and career development.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Creating a Winning IT Resume

Chapter 1: Standing Out from the Crowd

Chapter 2: The Anatormy of a Technical Resume

Chapter 3: The Online Resume World

Chapter 4: Uncovering Your Hidden Talents

Chapter 5: The Cover Letter

Chapter 6: Common Resume Dilemmas

Chapter 7: Creative Ways to Get Hands-On Experience

Chapter 8: How to Network When You Don't Know Anyone

Chapter 9: Resume Faux-Pas: Why You Are Not Getting Any Phone Calls

Chapter 10: The Interview
Part 2: Resume Encyclopedia


Chapter 11: Resume Encyclopedia
Index
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