Resume Writing Made Easy: A Practical Guide to Resume Preparation and Job Search

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9780130417930: Resume Writing Made Easy: A Practical Guide to Resume Preparation and Job Search

For courses in Job Searching Techniques and Resume Writing, Career Development, and Life Planning.

Practical, user-friendly, and timely, this "how-to" text/workbook offers clear, step-by-step instructions for developing a strong, effective resume. Using clear, simple worksheets and a variety of sample resumes, it walks students in an easy-to-follow manner through successive steps of writing resumes for a variety of worker "levels" and situations—e.g., entry-level resumes, moving-up resumes, transition resumes, and special purpose resumes. Exceptionally up to date in focus, it explains what today's employers want to see in a resume—and what they shouldn't see—and how to use Internet resources for job searching and resume posting.

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Lola Brown has written a current and practical guide on how to design a persuasive and effective resume. Whether you're applying for an entry-level position or seeking a career change, this book explains what employers want to see in a resume.

Updated to help students master the Internet as a job search tool, this new edition includes useful advice on preparing for job interviews, over 50 sample resumes, and eight different cover letters.

  • Includes a full chapter on preparing for job interviews.
  • Explains what employers want to see in a resume—and points out what they should not see.
  • Features a unique "Laying the Groundwork" chapter that walks students step by step through a worksheet and assists them in matching skills to job qualifications.
  • Considers resumes for a variety of professional "levels," including entry-level resumes, advancement resumes, transition resumes, and special situation resumes.
  • Provides updated resumes reflecting the current labor market.

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