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The 10-Hour Series covers a variety of important technology-based business skills with short texts that can be completed in ten hours. The Internet and technology are used extensively in this series for research, instruction, and application. These books, many supported by data disks or CDs, are brief, uncomplicated, and activity-based, requiring minimal instructor intervention. On-Line Resumes and Job Search teaches students time-proven strategies for successful job finding. These include everything from assessing one's abilities in a personal inventory, evaluating job descriptions to creating professional resumes and preparing for a job interview.
1. OPENING WINDOWS OF OPPORTUNITY. 1-1. Personal Inventory — Interests. 1-2. Personal Inventory — Abilities. 1-3. Developing Job Contacts. 1-4. The Occupational Outlook Handbook Online. 1-5. Interview a Professional. 2. SEARCHING FOR JOBS. 2-1. Analyzing a Job Description. 2-2. Analyzing Corporate Job Descriptions. 2-3. Calculate Your Strengths and Weaknesses. 3. BASIC RESUME ELEMENTS. 3-1. Evaluating Resumes. 3-2. Get an Email Account. 4. YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION DATABASE. 4-1. Contact Information. 4-2. Career Objectives. 4-3. Educational Experience. 4-4. Work Experience. 4-5. Specific Employable Skills. 4-6. Relevant Personal Data. 4-7. References. 5. PRIMARY RESUME FORMATS. 5-1. Chronological Format. 5-2. Functional Format. 5-3. Targeted Format. 5-4. Job Information on the Web. 6. WRITING CHRONOLOGICAL RESUMES. 6-1. Reviewing Chronological Resumes. 6-2. Target a Job Description. 6-3. Write a Chronological Resume. 7. WRITING FUNCTIONAL RESUMES. 7-1. Searching for Jobs in a Portal. 7-2. Analyzing a Job Description. 7-3. Reviewing a Functional Resume. 7-4. Writing Your Functional Resume. 8. WRITING TARGETED RESUMES. 8-1. Targeted Versus Functional Format. 8-2. Searching for a Job Description. 8-3. Analyzing a Detailed Job Description. 8-4. Writing a Targeted Resume. 8-5. Creating a Skills Summary. 9. PAPER AND ELECTRONIC RESUMES. 9-1. Completing an Online Form. 9-2. Adapting for Email. 9-3. Preparing a Scannable Resume. 10. APPLICATION AND FOLLOW-UP CORRESPONDENCE. 10-1. Writing Application Email. 10-2. Writing Fax Application Correspondence. 10-3. Writing Follow-Up Correspondence. 10-4. Evaluate Online Career Sites. Glossary. Index.