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The Perfect Resume

The Perfect Resume

Resumes That Work in the New Economy!

Book - 2014
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Baker & Taylor
Offers information on the technical aspects of creating a resume, including the three types of resumes and their uses, targeting the resume, and how to handle resume difficulties such as lack of experience and gaps in employment.

Baker
& Taylor

In this follow-up to Get a Job!—and must-have resource for job seekers—a seasoned HR Director covers every aspect of creating an incredible resume that will get them noticed in this tough economic environment. Original.

Simon and Schuster
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

Publisher: [Cold Spring Harbor, New York] : Cold Spring Press, 2014.
ISBN: 9781593601904
1593601905
Call Number: 650.142 QUI
Characteristics: 167 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Bib Control Number: 757040

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List - Resume Tune-Up
IndyPL_BarbaraOL Jul 09, 2020

Drawing on his 20+ years of experience as an HR Director, the author of The Perfect Resume walks you through the basics of resume mechanics, keywords and action words, listing your accomplishments, and more to help you craft a resume that gets results.


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