Online Resume and Job Search by Karl Barksdale, Michael Rutter
The 10-Hour Series covers a variety of important technology-based business skills with short texts that can be completed in ten hours. The Internet and technology are used extensively in this series for research, instruction, and application. These books, many supported by data disks or CDs, are brief, uncomplicated, and activity-based, requiring minimal instructor intervention. On-Line Resumes and Job Search teaches time-proven strategies for successful job finding using the Internet. These include everything from assessing one's abilities in a personal inventory to evaluating job descriptions to creating professional resumes to preparing for a job interview.
Karl Barksdale is currently an instructor at the Utah County Academy of Sciences and is a former instructor at Farrer Middle school in Provo, UT. He has recently been a consultant for Google. Formerly a Development Manager for the Training and Certification team at WordPerfect Corporation, he obtained a master's degree in curriculum from the University of Utah and applied his degree as the Secondary Curriculum Coordinator for Provo School District. Later he returned to education as a Business Education instructor. Since that time he has authored more than 50 business and computer education textbooks for South-Western Educational Publishing, Course Technology, Speaking Solutions, and other publishers.
Christa McAuliffe Fellow, Brigham Young University
Table of Contents
1 Opening Windows of Opportunity, 2 Searching for Jobs, 3 Basic Resume Elements, 4 Your Personal Information Database, 5 Primary Resume Formats, 6 Writing Chronological Resumes, 7 Writing Functional Resumes, 8 Writing Targeted Resumes, 9 Paper and Electronic Resumes, 10 Application and Follow-Up Correspondence