Career Essentials: The Resume

Career Essentials: The Resume

by Dale Mayer
     
 

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In our current economic conditions, job hunters are struggling to attain the 'perfect' job. The Internet has made job hunting easier, but has made getting the job actually harder. It's so easy to apply for jobs today that employers are overwhelmed, often receiving thousands of applications per job opening.

Somehow, you have to make sure your application rises to

Overview

In our current economic conditions, job hunters are struggling to attain the 'perfect' job. The Internet has made job hunting easier, but has made getting the job actually harder. It's so easy to apply for jobs today that employers are overwhelmed, often receiving thousands of applications per job opening.

Somehow, you have to make sure your application rises to the top of this pile. How? Through your résumé - it's the single most powerful marketing tool you have to showcase your skills and accomplishments.

That's what this book is all about. It shows you how to create the best résumé for you and the job you are applying for. There are chapters on the different résumé formats and how to choose the appropriate one for your situation. There's a chapter showing you what belongs in each section of the resume and there's even a chapter on how to showcase your skills in the most powerful way.
There is a section on mistakes to avoid and tips for dealing with any problematic areas. Underqualified? Overqualified? Each of these issues and many more are addressed in this book, as is a rarely discussed security issue from posting your resume all over the Internet.

There is also a chapter on the power of words that will help you to maximize your writing to make your résumé the most powerful selling tool possible. Even better all this information is presented in a straightforward style that makes this book easy to read and the instructions even easier to follow.

Isn't it time you seek out the next step in your life?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780986968235
Publisher:
Beverly Dale Mayer
Publication date:
05/28/2011
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.28(d)

Meet the Author

Freelance researcher and technical writer, Dale Mayer lives in the beautiful Okanagan valley in British Columbia, Canada. She's multi-pubbed in nonfiction and is currently writing The Essential Series including The Career Essential Series(The Resume, The Cover Letter, The Interview), Lifestyle Essentials (Ergonomics for today's world, Raising the dyslexic child, etc.), and the Gardening Essential Series, (Beginning with Bulbs, Urban Farming, Gardening for Seeds, etc.).

For the last decade, she's written on all of these topics either under her own name or as a ghostwriter. As a researcher and technical writer, Dale has a wealth of knowledge she can't wait to share!

However, fiction is her passion. Here, she writes taut psychological suspense with romance and paranormal elements. She has recently branched out into writing both mystery and urban fantasy books for young adult with the occasional vampire book thrown in just for fun.

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