Winning Resumes

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A new and improved edition of the ultimate resume guide
A career coach and syndicated columnist shows how to use her powerful Goldmining technique to create the most effective resume possible. This remarkable technique is a seven-step process that brings out all of the candidate's most marketable skills and accomplishments. This new edition is updated to offer even better career advice from one of the foremost authorities on job search and hiring practices, including all the ...
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Overview

A new and improved edition of the ultimate resume guide
A career coach and syndicated columnist shows how to use her powerful Goldmining technique to create the most effective resume possible. This remarkable technique is a seven-step process that brings out all of the candidate's most marketable skills and accomplishments. This new edition is updated to offer even better career advice from one of the foremost authorities on job search and hiring practices, including all the newest information on the best ways job hunters can use the Internet to their advantage. Includes a list of dozens of mistakes to avoid and ways to make the resume stand out as much as possible. Also featured are tips from human resources personnel and hiring managers on key mistakes applicants make on their resumes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471263654
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/17/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 285
  • Sales rank: 672,703
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

ROBIN RYAN is the bestselling author of 60 Seconds & You're Hired!, Winning Cover Letters, and What to Do with the Rest of Your Life. She has appeared on 700 TV and radio shows, including NBC Nightly News and Oprah, as well as in most major magazines and newspapers, including USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Money, and BusinessWeek. She has also been a Seattle Times career columnist for nearly six years.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Chapter 1: BEAT THE COMPETITION WITH THE GOLDMINING TECHNIQUE.

Chapter 2: BIG MISTAKES HIRING MANAGERS SAY TO AVOID.

Chapter 3: VITAL RESUM? COMPONENTS AND FORMAT STYLES.

Chapter 4: THE GOLDMINING TECHNIQUE.

Chapter 5: SELLING YOU.

Chapter 6: PROVEN RESUM? SUCCESSES 93

Chapter 7: SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES: NO COLLEGE DEGREE, EMPLOYMENT GAPS, CHANGING CAREERS, MILITARY TO CIVILIAN, VOLUNTEERS, REENTRY, RELOCATION, CONSULTANTS, CV (CURRICULUM VITAE).

Chapter 8: NEW COLLEGE GRADUATE RESUM?S: UNDERGRADUATE AND ADVANCED DEGREES.

Chapter 9: EXECUTIVE RESUM?S: CEO, VP, CFO, COO, GM, PRESIDENT, AND OTHER SENIOR EXECUTIVES.

Chapter 10: RESUM?S FOR THE ELECTRONIC WORLD: INTERNET, EMAIL, FAX, AND SCANNING.

Chapter 11: CREATING YOUR RESUM?.

Chapter 12: HELPFUL RESOURCES.

Chapter 13: THE PATH TO SUCCESS.

More Career Help Available.

Index.

About Robin Ryan, Author, National Speaker, and Career Coach.

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