Pharmacy Professionals' Guide to Resumes, CVs and Interviews, The / Edition 2

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The latest edition of this popular resource for pharmacy professionals helps you write résumés, CVs, and cover letters that get results. The Pharmacy Professional's Guide to Résumés, CVs, & Interviewing gives step-by-step instructions for developing written materials and preparing for interviews that make you stand out from the crowd. New sections take you even further in building a professional image, as you learn about portfolios, business cards, personal statements, and e-mail etiquette. And a CD-ROM inserted inside the back cover contains the book's best résumés, CVs, letters, and tips.
Key Features:
• 15 sample résumés for pharmacists and technicians in a variety of settings, including community pharmacy, hospitals, academia, and industry
• 6 sample CVs and 20 sample letters
• Concise tips for writing and formatting effective résumés and CVs, including electronic versions
• New chapters on presenting a professional image and using a portfolio to market yourself
• Expanded discussions of business cards, personal statements, and e-mail etiquette
• Tables that make it easy to find action verbs, keywords, and other useful material
• Nuts-and-bolts guidance for making the most of interviews
• Nearly 20 pages of sample interview questions to help you prepare for the unexpected
• Carefully researched lists of prime resources, Internet sites, and reference books
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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Thomas Jacobsen, PharmD, MS, RPh, FASCP (ViroPharma Incorporated)
Description: This is the second edition of a resource for pharmacy professionals who want to write effective cover letters, CVs, and resumes. This edition replaces the 2001 edition.
Purpose: The purpose is to help pharmacy professionals in their job hunt.
Audience: It can be used by first time job seekers or seasoned professionals looking to obtain another position. The author has 30 years of experience as a pharmacy practitioner, has reviewed numerous CVs, and conducted many interviews.
Features: The book contains numerous examples of different CVs, resumes, and cover letters. Useful chapters include how to prepare a CV, assessing career goals, and presenting a professional image. Of great value are the 20 pages of sample interview questions to help job seekers better prepare. This book also comes with a CD-ROM that includes text excerpts and sample documents.
Assessment: This would be a valuable reference for anyone who is just getting started in the profession of pharmacy or to those who are looking to make a job change. This book is highly recommended for pharmacy schools as well.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781582120768
  • Publisher: APhA Publications
  • Publication date: 12/5/2010
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 164
  • Product dimensions: 10.60 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Chapter 1 Assessing Your Career Goals 1
Chapter 2 Preparing Your Resume 7
Chapter 3 Tips, Checklists, and Sample Resumes 15
Chapter 4 Preparing the Curriculum Vitae 41
Chapter 5 Tips, Checklists, and Sample Curricula Vitae 45
Chapter 6 Developing a Portfolio 77
Chapter 7 Presenting a Professional Image 83
Chapter 8 Introduction to Searching and Interviewing 89
Chapter 9 The Interview: Before, During, and After 97
Chapter 10 Interview Questions 103
Chapter 11 Types of Letters 125
Chapter 12 Preparing Letters 129
Chapter 13 Sample Letters 135
Appendix Supplementary Information Sources 157
Index 161
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  • Posted May 18, 2012

    Not Recommended

    I did not find this book helpful in the slightest. All of the information in this book is easily found in a quick google search of the topic.

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