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Resumes For Dummies, 7th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-98260-0
360 pages
August 2015
US $18.99 Add to Cart
Other Available Formats: E-book
Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Resumes 5

Chapter 1: Seeing How the Digital Age Is Changing the Job Chase 7

Chapter 2: Finding Your Next Job in the Wide World of Social Media 15

Chapter 3: Going Mobile: Resumes on Smartphones and Tablets 33

Chapter 4: Familiar Search Tools That Haven’t Gone Away 41

Chapter 5: Do Due Diligence, Ditch Digital Dirt 57

Part II: Pulling Together Your Winning Resume 67

Chapter 6: Selecting Your Best Resume Format 69

Chapter 7: The Pieces and Parts of Your Resume 85

Chapter 8: Getting the Details Down and Making Them Shine 107

Chapter 9: Get On Target With Your Resume! 123

Part III: Resume Strategies That Wow ’em Every Time 133

Chapter 10: Wow Words Work Wonders 135

Chapter 11: Refine Your Design for Great Looks 151

Chapter 12: Resumes for Life’s Changing Phases 163

Chapter 13: Overcoming Career Road Blocks with Your Resume 183

Part IV: Bringing It All Together: Sample Resumes 203

Chapter 14: A Sampling of OnTarget Resumes by Industry and Career Field 205

Chapter 15: A Sampling of OnTarget Resumes by Experience Level and Age 235

Chapter 16: A Sampling of OnTarget Resumes for Special Circumstances 263

Part V: The Part of Tens 297

Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Improve Your Resume 299

Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Up Your Odds of Landing the Job 303

Chapter 19: Ten Tips for Choosing Professional Resume Help 313

Chapter 20: Your Ten ]Point Resume Checklist 321

Appendix: Directory of Resume Writers 325

Index 331

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