e-Resumes: Everything You Need to Know About Using Electronic Resumes to Tap into Today's Hot Job Market

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Nearly 70% of employers now use the Web for job postings or recruiting, and even if a company advertises in a newspaper, it’s likely they require applicants to e-mail resumes. As Susan Britton Whitcomb and Pat Kendall say in this A-to-Z guide for job seeking in the 21st century: in today’s market, the only people who won’t need a Web resume are those who want to work for an employer without a computer.

In e-Resumes Whitcomb and Kendall cover all forms of electronic resumes and ...

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Overview

Nearly 70% of employers now use the Web for job postings or recruiting, and even if a company advertises in a newspaper, it’s likely they require applicants to e-mail resumes. As Susan Britton Whitcomb and Pat Kendall say in this A-to-Z guide for job seeking in the 21st century: in today’s market, the only people who won’t need a Web resume are those who want to work for an employer without a computer.

In e-Resumes Whitcomb and Kendall cover all forms of electronic resumes and explain their uses, strengths, and weaknesses. They also show how to:

* Construct, post, attach, and send the perfect e-resume for the job
* Create an impressive 3D e-resume with hyperlinks, images, and audio or video clips
* Find out about privacy issues, and search for jobs discreetly

Whether conducting an active online job search or maintaining a Web page of accomplishments, savvy job-seekers should turn to e-Resumes for all the help they need.

Susan Britton Whitcomb has more than sixteen years of experience as a careers writer and specialist in resumes and portfolios for professionals. She is the author of Resume Magic and speaks nationally at conferences on topics such as cyber-savvy job search and resume-writing strategies. She is a Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW) and Certified Career Master (CCM).

Pat Kendall is a Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW) and Certified Job and Career Transition Coach (JCTC) with twenty years of experience in resume writing and job search consulting. She is the author of Jumpstart Your Online Job Search and president of the National Resume WritersAssociation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071363990
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 8/13/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 8.42 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan Britton Whitcomb has more than sixteen years of experience as a careers writer and specialist in resumes and portfolios for professionals. She is the author of Resume Magic and speaks nationally at conferences on topics such as cyber-savvy job search and resume-writing strategies. She is a Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW) and Certified Career Master (CCM).

Pat Kendall is a Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW) and Certified Job and Career Transition Coach (JCTC) with twenty years of experience in resume writing and job search consulting. She is the author of Jumpstart Your Online Job Search and president of the National Resume Writers Association.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. 1 A Primer on eResumes and eMail Delivery 1
Ch. 1 The Many Faces of an eResume 3
Ch. 2 eResume Writing 101: An ROI Formula for Content and Keywords 31
Ch. 3 ASCII Resumes: Steps for a Glitch-Proof Conversion 49
Ch. 4 Pasteable Resumes: Using eForms and eMail in Your Job Search 71
Ch. 5 Resume Attachments: By Invitation Only 89
Pt. 2 eResumes as Web Pages 103
Ch. 6 Web-Based Resumes and Portfolios: The New Gold Standard 105
Ch. 7 Web Resume Options: Fee or Free? 123
Ch. 8 New Medium, New Rules: Designing Resumes for the Web 135
Ch. 9 Web-Resume Creation: Nuts and Bolts 159
Ch. 10 Getting the Word Out: Text and Web Resume Delivery Options 181
Gallery of Web Resumes 199
Index of Resumes 219
Subject Index 221
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