How to Write Killer Cover Letters & Resumes

How to Write Killer Cover Letters & Resumes

by Richard J. Scholl

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Overview

How to Write Killer Cover Letters & Resumes by Richard J. Scholl

Stand out from all the rest by crafting letters and resumes that will blow people away!

This career reference guide provides a simple, compelling and foolproof way to create both cover letters and resumes that are uniquely powerful and, most importantly, virtually guarantees you the high-value job interviews and career you really want.

If you follow the tips and strategies�and apply the principles shown in the sample cover letters and resumes�you can position yourself to command the attention of hiring managers, recruiters and the individuals to whom you will be reporting.

Effective letter writing will empower you to write about yourself as you never have before. How can you be sure? Take a look at the testimonials sprinkled throughout this guide that demonstrate proven methods that REALLY work. You will get interviews�but only if you follow the steps presented in this job application preparation guide.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149406012
Publisher: Author & Company
Publication date: 04/25/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 733,310
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Richard J. Scholl has more than a quarter century of experience in teaching at the university level as well as more than 35 years of business communications and marketing experience. He has taught business writing courses at both Drexel University and West Chester of Pennsylvania for more than 15 years. He also teaches marketing courses at Villanova University.

Richard is president and creative director of The Scholl Group, a full service marketing and advertising firm whose clients have included AAA, Aetna/US Healthcare, Discovery Communications, Disney, Educational Testing Service, Hasbro, International Reading Association, Lenox, Mattel, NOVO 1, QVC, 7-Eleven, The Franklin Institute and Vanguard.

Author of eight books on a wide variety of topics, Richard is also a corporate writing coach (see schollwritingcoach.com). His greatest passion is to help others get the jobs of their dreams and succeed by strategically employing writing and communications skills to enhance their organizations, clients and customers and themselves.

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How to Write Killer Cover Letters & Resumes 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Before picking up Dr. Scholl's book I had sent out numerous cover letters for jobs and had minimal success. After reading through Dr. Scholl's instructions, I learned to show how I could provide value to a company. Too many individuals make the mistake of talking about themselves in a cover letter. The tips and tricks in this book for a successful cover letter and resume are beyond valuable. I received my first job offer thanks to Dr. Scholl. This book is a must have no matter what stage you are in of your career cycle. Do not apply for your next position without reading this book first. Dr. Scholl is an expert at professional writing and through reading his book you will see your own skills dramatically improve
ReadsEverything2 More than 1 year ago
There have been a kazillion resume and cover letter books around for years but this Nook title brings something the others don't have--Scholl's energy and optimism and decades of success in awakening the creative side of people in a way that immediately gets the prospective employer's attention.   Not all people are creative!  But Scholl is an expert at drawing special sparks out of everyone--from math to theatrical majors--so they get the best shot at a job.  And sometimes people even CREATE a new job for themselves.