Perfect Phrases for Resumes: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases to Write the Perfect Resume

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The Right Phrase for Every Situation…Every Time





No matter what kind of job you’re looking for, perfect phrases in a clear and concise resume will define your goals, emphasize your skills, and highlight your accomplishments for potential employers. This step-by-step guide provides hundreds of ready-to-use phrases, tips, and techniques that have been proven to get results. ...
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Overview

The Right Phrase for Every Situation…Every Time





No matter what kind of job you’re looking for, perfect phrases in a clear and concise resume will define your goals, emphasize your skills, and highlight your accomplishments for potential employers. This step-by-step guide provides hundreds of ready-to-use phrases, tips, and techniques that have been proven to get results. It’s filled with career-making advice on successful networking, email correspondence, cover letters, interviews, and salary negotiations. Most importantly, it will put your resume on the top of the stack—and put you ahead of the pack—in today’s competitive job market. Perfect Phrases for Resumes includes:



• Basic rules and sample resumes guaranteed to get you an interview

• Perfect phrases to emphasize your unique skills and accomplishments

• Goal-specific guidelines for specialized careers and jobs



Whether it’s posted on a career website or sent directly to a human resources office, your resume will be a perfect reflection of who you are, what you want, and how you can be a true asset to any business or organization. Better yet, it will get you noticed, get you an interview, and get you the job.



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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071454056
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/28/2005
  • Series: Perfect Phrases Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 318,986
  • Product dimensions: 7.98 (w) x 7.92 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Betrus has worked professionally in sales and marketing with Verizon and Sprint, recently as a director of sales. He frequently conducts seminars and workshopsand assists professionals in career guidance. He is the author or coauthor of 10 books.

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Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Part 1 Resume Basics 1
Keys to Effective Resume Writing 7
Sample Resumes 11
Resume and Job Search Tips 33
Part 2 Perfect Phrases by Professional Habit 41
Introduction 43
Cost Reduction 47
Employee Satifaction 51
Initiative 55
Listening Skills 57
Managing Conflict 59
Oral Presentation Skills 62
Organizational Skills 66
Problem Solving 70
Reengineering 73
Time Management 78
Written Skills 82
Part 3 Perfect Phrases by Industry and Discipline 89
Advertising 91
Attorney 95
Banking 99
Biotechnology 103
Chief Executive Officer 107
Database or Data Processing 112
Finance and Accounting 118
Fund-raising 123
Hospitality: Hotel 125
Hospitality: Restaurant 130
Human Resources 133
Insurance 138
Information Technology 141
Manufacturing 147
Marketing 152
Nursing 157
Paralegal 162
Physical Therapist 166
Product Management 169
Retail Management 173
Retail Sales Associate 177
Sales 180
Sales: Consultative 185
Skilled Labor: Trades 187
Teaching 190
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