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The perfect resume : resumes that work in the new economy! / Dan Quillen.

Quillen, W. Daniel, (author.).

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  • 15 of 17 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Haywood County Library System.

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Haywood County Main Library 650.142 Quillen (Text) 33115007433425 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781593601904
  • ISBN: 1593601905
  • Physical Description: 167 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: [Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.] : Cold Spring Press, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1 Introduction 7 -- 2 Overview 10 -- 3 Importance of a Resume 14 -- 4 Mechanics of Resume Writing 19 -- 5 Key Words and Action Words 33 -- 6 List Your Accomplishments! 42 -- 7 Appearance Matters 58 -- 8 Resume Language 67 -- 9 Resume Formats 71 -- 10 One Size Doesn't Fit All! 80 -- 11 Dead Moose on the Table (How to Handle Resume Difficulties) 97 -- 12 Section-By-Section Resume Review 108 -- 13 Resume Examples 119 -- 14 Letters of Recommendation 145 -- 15 A Baker's Dozen of Resume Errors 150 -- 16 Miscellany 156 -- 17 In Closing 163.
Summary, etc.:
HR Director and "Get a Job!" author Dan Quillen shows readers how to craft an incredible resume that will get job-seekers in the door! This is the follow-on book to the author's "Get a Job!" book (Fall 2013), and is the first in a series of books written by Dan Quillen. Once again, Quillen calls on his expertise as an HR professional (and as one who lost and found a job in the toughest economic environment since the Great Depression) to help his readers understand the New Economy, and how to find work when many cannot. "The Perfect Resume" focuses on that most important tool in the job hunter's quiver -- the resume. Quillen walks his readers through the technical aspects of resume writing, but also helps them understand the tricks of the resume-writing trade. He teaches readers how to write resumes that end up in the hands of hiring managers, not screened by gatekeepers and deposited in the recycle bin. Topics covered: The current economic environment You lost your job -- what do you do now?! The importance of a resume The mechanics of resume writing Three types of resumes and their uses (Chronological, Functional, Combination) One size doesn't fit all (Targeting your resume) Your resume template How to handle resume difficulties (Gaps in employment, Short-term employment, Lack of experience) Section-by-section resume reviews.
Subject: Résumés (Employment)

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