Electronic Resumes and Online Networking: How to Use the Internet to Do a Better Job Search, Including... / Edition 2

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Overview

This brand new Second Edition of Electronic Resumes & Online Networking shows you how to become Internet savvy to gather information, and to use this information to distribute a resume that gets noticed in a variety of electronic situations.

The constant changes and advancements in technology have opened up many new ways to find the job of your choice. The electronic resume helps you get noticed in an increasingly online job market. Electronic Resumes & Online Networking is written in an easy-to-understand style containing vast amounts of technical data and information concentrated and simplified into the form of useful advice and step-by-step tutorials. Also included are basic techniques, such as:

• How to target employers and their hiring needs.
• How to identify the key skills and abilities needed to fill these jobs.
• How to evaluate all of your resume submission options: electronic messages, electronic forms, Web pages, and many others.
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In a fully updated, revised and expanded second edition, Rebecca Smith's Electronic Resumes & Online Networking offers the reader the necessary information and techniques for crafting reviews suited to the Internet and targeting employers in terms of their hiring needs; identifying key skill needed to fill a specific job; keeping up with a given profession in discussion forums and virtual communities; creating the perfect electronic resume; the use of keywords and search engine techniques to get a resume noticed; and how to evaluate all the new resume options including electronic messages, electronic forms, web pages, and more. Electronic Resumes & Online Networking is a highly recommended resource for individual job seekers, job counselors, as well employment training and placement center reference collections.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781564145116
  • Publisher: Career Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/1/2000
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,425,989
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 7
Introduction 9
Chapter 1 The Anytime Anywhere Job Market 11
Chapter 2 Targeting Your Online Job Search 23
Chapter 3 Applying for Jobs Online 41
Chapter 4 A Lesson in File Format 46
Chapter 5 The e-resume Writing Process 53
Chapter 6 Resumes as Electronic Messages 73
Chapter 7 Resumes as Part of Electronic Forms 83
Chapter 8 Resumes as Interactive Web Pages 91
Chapter 9 The Right Tools for the Right Web Resume 113
Chapter 10 The Search Engine-Savvy Web Resume 161
Appendix A Where to Apply Online for Your Industry 173
Appendix B Online Research 185
Appendix C Strategies for Creating Keyword Summaries 198
Appendix D Search Engine Guides and Resources 205
Appendix E Suggested Reading 207
Appendix F HTML Tags and Attributes 213
Glossary 215
Index 217
About the Author 223
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