Words matter when you're trying to get noticed, get the interview, and get the job. Staffing experts Schuman and Nadler know this. And from their experience and knowledge they show you which words and phrases open doors, impress managers, and point out your value to the company. You don't need to struggle any more to find the expressions that best highlight your achievements; instead, you can grab attention with such smart options as:
I created a program that accomplished the following...
My work generated $5 million in revenue...
I built a team of employees who created...
The work I did saved my company $3 million...
I solved the following problems for my employer...
The market's tight, but the jobs are out there. With these essential words and phrases, you'll move your application to the cop of the pile!
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About the Author
Nancy Schuman, CSP is a vice president at Lloyd Staffing and the author of The Job Interview Phrase Book. She is the Jobs and Careers columnist for the Long Island Press.
Burton Jay Nadler is the Assistant Dean of the College and Director of the Career Center at the University of Rochester. He is the author of The Everything Resume Book, 2nd Edition.
Table of Contents
Part I Cover Letters
Chapter 1 Cover Letter Writing Essentials 1
Chapter 2 Phrases to Use When Responding to Postings 8
Chapter 3 Phrases to Use When Contacting Targeted Employers 38
Chapter 4 Cover Letters to Employment Agencies and Search Professionals 53
Chapter 5 Cover Letter Phrases to Use When Networking 65
Chapter 6 Cover Letter Phrases to Use for Special Situations 80
Chapter 7 25 Things Not to Say in Your Cover Letter 99
Chapter 8 What to Say in Follow-Up Communications 103
Part II Resumes
Chapter 9 Resume Writing Essentials 109
Chapter 10 Phrases for Your Resume 119
Chapter 11 25 Things Not to Say in Your Resume 161
Chapter 12 Buzz Words and Action Verbs for Your Resume 164
Appendix A Job Board Giants and Niche Sites 240
Appendix B Effective Action Verbs and Adverbs 241