Knock 'em Dead Resumes: A Killer Resume Gets MORE Job Interviews!

Knock 'em Dead Resumes: A Killer Resume Gets MORE Job Interviews!

by Martin Yate CPC

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Knock 'em Dead Resumes: A Killer Resume Gets MORE Job Interviews! by Martin Yate CPC

Expert advice on building a resume to get the job you want!

Your resume is the most important financial document you'll ever create. When it works, so do you. Drawing on more than thirty years of experience, bestselling author Martin Yate shows you how to write a dynamic, effective resume that:

  • Stands out in a resume database
  • Builds a strong personal brand employers will want on their team
  • Passes recruiters' six-second scan test
  • Speaks to exactly what employers are looking for
The new edition of this classic guide includes dozens of sample resumes as well as cutting-edge advice on resume-writing tactics. With Knock 'em Dead Resumes, 12th Edition, you'll grab employers' attention--and score the job you want.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440596193
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 11/04/2016
Series: Knock 'em Dead Series
Edition description: Twelfth Edition
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 102,196
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Martin Yate, CPC, is one of the foremost experts in the field of resumes, job search and career management. The author of Knock ’em Dead, Knock ’em Dead Resumes, Knock ’em Dead Cover Letters, Knock ’em Dead: Secrets & Strategies for First-Time Job Seekers, and many other career books. Martin has helped millions of people achieve professional success and he can help you too.

Table of Contents

Introduction The Facts of Life 8

Chapter 1 Your Resume-The Most Financially Important Document You'll Ever Own 9

Your resume is the most financially important document you will ever own. When it works, you work, and when it doesn't work, you don't.

Chapter 2 Your Customer Knows What He Wants-How to Get Inside His Head 15

How to create a template for the story your resume needs to tell in order to be successful.

Chapter 3 Your Resume Is a Garbage In/Garbage Out Proposition 35

Fifty percent of the success of any project depends on the preparation. Taking the time to gather the right information for your resume makes the difference between interviews and no interviews.

Chapter 4 Flow to Define and Build a Desirable Professional Brand 51

In any job search you are selling a product: You are a bundle of skills and capabilities suited to a particular set of challenges. Like any product you will do better when you give a distinct identity to what you are taking to market.

Chapter 5 Resume Formats 75

A resume's format can help emphasize or de-emphasize aspects of your professional background.

Chapter 6 The Simplest, Smartest, Fastest Way to Write Your Resume- Keep It Simple, Stupid 89

The most effective way to get a premium, powerful resume for a professional job in the shortest time with the least hassle.

Chapter 7 How to Give Your Resume Punch 123

First impressions are important. Editing polishes your content and helps it deliver a greater punch.

Chapter 8 Resume Customization, Alternative Resumes, and Formats Needed for an Effective Job Search 133

With the job search the way it is today, you may need to repackage your background into three or more different delivery vehicles.

Chapter 9 Ready to Launch 159

Everyone hates reading resumes, so here are some powerful strategies to make your resume data dense and visually accessible to distracted readers.

Chapter 10 The Resumes 165

One hundred-plus killer resumes that got real jobs for real people.

Accounting/Finance 166

Healthcare 176

Human Resources 191

PR/Marketing 194

Sales 202

IT/Tech 206

Miscellaneous 214

Entry Level 251

Manager 269

General Index 313

Index of Resumes by Industry and Job Title 318

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