ACE the IT Resume: Resumes and Cover Letters to Get You Hired

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Create a first-rate resume that will get you hired in IT 

Stand out in a crowd of IT job applicants by creating and submitting a winning resume and cover letter with help from this practical guide. Fully revised and updated for the latest trends, technologies, and in-demand jobs, Ace the IT Resume, Second Edition reveals how to best showcase your IT skills and experience. You'll get tips for adapting your resume for different formats, using the right keywords, and getting your resume in the hands of the hiring manager. With an encyclopedia of sample resumes, job descriptions, and resume strategies, this is your must-have guide to landing a great IT job.

  • Present your skills, experience, and education in the most effective format
  • Optimize your online resume
  • Customize your resume based on the job you're seeking
  • Write compelling and relevant cover letters
  • Avoid common pitfalls and analyze your resume for errors
  • Discover ways to quickly get hands-on experience
  • Network with IT professionals to make connections

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Create a winning IT resume and get the job you want

Want to land the IT job of your dreams? Learn how to stand out as an IT applicant with this highly useful and practical guide for creating and submitting resumes--including a full chapter devoted to writing an effective cover letter. Discover inside tips for gaining access to the actual hiring manager and learn how to pick the right keywords to make the most of your experience and training. See examples of different resume layouts and writing styles, and find out how to best organize your work experience, skills, and educational history to make sure that your resume displays all your key accomplishments most effectively. Filled with tips and secrets that let you get inside the mind of today's IT hiring manager, this is the ultimate high-tech resume resource.

  • Customize your resume based on the technology job you are seeking
  • Get tips for formatting and submitting resumes and cover letters electronically
  • Know the hot topics and key words IT managers look for
  • Learn what to include and what to leave out of your resume
  • Organize and present your experience to best position yourself
  • Avoid common IT resume mistakes and analyze your resume for errors
  • Find IT jobs on the Internet and discover ways to get your resume viewed more often when posting online
  • Network with IT professionals--even if you don't know anyone in the industry
  • Follow the sample IT resumes and cover letters as proven examples

About the Author:

Paula Moreira is the global IT training manager at a large financial services organization. She and her team support an IT team of 2,000. Paula began her career as a techie and has spent the last 15 years working in IT education and career development.

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