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The Complete Guide To Writing Effective R Sum Cover Letters

Author : Kimberly Sarmiento
ISBN : 9781601382382
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 20. 32 MB
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Your cover letter is what decides if a company looks at your resume, contacts you for an interview, or gets you placed in the rejection pile. Knowing that, it is important to create a well-written, eye-catching letter that sells your achievements and job skills to impress the recruiter. However, many people are unable to effectively translate their thoughts into words when faced with the task. That is where The Complete Guide to Writing Effective Resume Cover Letters comes in. With this book you will be able to craft a letter that will undoubtedly land you the interview. In this new book, you will learn how to address your letter, how to grab the reader s attention immediately, how to format your letter, how to choose the font, how to be professional but persuasive, how to choose the type of paper, and how to target your letter. You will also learn about writing the different kinds of letters, including those in response to a classified advertisement, those in response to a blind advertisement, those sent to employment agencies, cold letters, and broadcast letters; writing style guidelines; what to include in your letter; writing for an online audience; cover letter styles; and common mistakes recruiters abhor. Additionally, you will find examples of effective and ineffective letters, proven tips for making your letter stand out, sample phrases to use, and letters for new graduates, for professionals, and for those changing careers. Also included are samples specific to job industries, including administration and clerical; accounting; banking and finance, government; health care and social services; hospitality and food service; human resources; law enforcement and legal; manufacturing; sales, marketing, and customer service; skilled trades; technology; and science and engineering. The companion CD-ROM is packed with samples and worksheets to help you brainstorm and create a successful cover letter. By following the step-by-step instructions outlined in The Complete Guide to Writing Effective Resume Cover Letters you will ensure that your letter will impress the recruiter and that you will be contacted for an interview. In the end you will create a tool that will be of enormous importance to you in your job search. The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version. It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at [email protected] Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To The Perfect Resume

Author : Susan Ireland
ISBN : 0028644409
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 49. 63 MB
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Includes tips on writing an effective resume, creating an accurate yet impressive job statement, networking, using software programs and other resume technologies, and making the most of your experience.

Modernize Your Resume

Author : Wendy Enelow
ISBN : 0996680306
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 46. 81 MB
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Based on todays real-world job search trends, Modernize Your Resume shows you how to craft a winning resume to meet the complexities of todays highly competitive and technologically driven employment market. The entire job search process is evolving at a remarkably rapid pace, and your resume is at the foundation of it all. In this book, youll learn to: * Write tight, lean, clean, and laser-focused content to keep your reader engaged. Focus on information that is relevant and integrate keywords that are vital to being found online. * Create a distinctive design to make your resume stand out and capture attention. Getting noticed is step #1, so make that happen and youre on your way. * Understand how to use todays modern resume for both person-to-person job search as well as electronic, digital, and mobile search technologies. * The 80+ resume samples demonstrate these strategies in action for real-life job seekers whove excelled in their search campaigns. The samples showcase the resume writing work of Enelow, Kursmark, and many of their colleagues who are also well respected for their expertise in resume strategy, writing, format, and design. Clear guidelines and easy-to-follow examples give you practical know-how for building your own powerful resume that will serve all of your job search needs. Youll learn what works, why it works, and how you can make it work for you. The resume book weve all been waiting for from resume industry leaders Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark. Rich Feller, Past President, National Career Development Association

Give And Take

Author : Chris Raschka
ISBN : 9781481409322
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 51. 15 MB
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A clever story of greed and goodness, and the art of finding the in-between, from two-time Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka, creator of the New York Times bestselling A Ball for Daisy. Watch the farmer’s ear. Now watch the two small, clever fellows in pointy hats whispering into it, first one, then the other. Give and Take. They cannot agree. Listen now to the farmer talk back—and, in this story of apples, pumpkins, pigs, and a final surprise, he just might get the better of both of them.

Expert Resumes For Career Changers

Author : Wendy S. Enelow
ISBN : 1593577818
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 57. 41 MB
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"For most people, the hardest part of writing a resume is getting started. In this book, professional resume writers and career counselors Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark give you the help you need to start--and pull together a stunning resume with ease!: the top nine resume strategies for getting noticed and getting interviews; plus format and presentation standards, step-by-step writing instructions, with examples every step of the way, techniques for choosing the best resume type for your situation, tips to use technology effectively in your job search, including scannable and electronic resumes, an extensive directory of job search resources on the Web."--P. [4] of cover.

Unbeatable Resumes

Author : Tony Beshara
ISBN : 9780814417638
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 56. 75 MB
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What does Tony Beshara do that most r'sum' "experts" don't? While the experts write r'sum's all day, Tony-the veteran placement specialist featured regularly on the Dr. Phil show-actually uses them to get people jobs. With Unbeatable R'sum's, Tony dissects and discusses real-life r'sum's for jobs in a wide range of industries from healthcare to banking, construction to technology, administration to sales and marketing, and more. The book shows readers how to build a powerful r'sum', utilize keywords effectively, use gaps and job changes to their advantage, and pair their r'sum's with concise, dynamic cover letters. He complements his expertise (he has personally placed more than 8,500 professionals) with the results of a survey of more than 3,000 managers, executives, HR specialists, and other hiring authorities about what gets r'sum's read, interviews granted, and jobs offered. Readers will learn: * The critical components of well-written r'sum' * How to ensure their r'sum' actually gets read... by the right people * What employers look for, and what turns them off * How to customize a r'sum' for a particular job * The truth about video r'sum's, job-search websites, and social networking sites like FaceBook, LinkedIn, andMySpace * And much more Unbeatable R'sum's shows job seekers of all types how to present themselves in the best possible light...for the best possible position.

Top Notch Executive Resumes

Author : Katherine Hansen Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781601637925
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 27. 38 MB
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Branded resumes that illuminate the candidate's unique value proposition and ROI are a must in today's quest for the executive suite. Top Notch Executive Resumes not only explains how to integrate branding into career-marketing communication, but also how to craft resumes that address your fit with the organization+¡s mission and meet an employer+¡s specific business needs. Hansen instructs high-level professionals in framing past accomplishments so that the employer can visualize the executive+¡s strategic vision and industry insights, as well as what he or she can contribute. Highlights of the book include: - A huge collection of resume samples in cutting-edge formats, organized by profession for easy navigability. - Examples of a wide variety of complementary documents including leadership profiles and executive bios that top-level professionals need to round out their executive portfolios. - Special additional features, including the preferences and peeves of hiring decision-makers, guidelines for working with recruiters, frequently asked questions, and case studies detailing complete job-search marketing campaigns. Let Top Notch Executive Resumes get you into that corner office! Katharine Hansen is an instructor and creative director of Quintessential Careers (www.quintcareers.com), one of the most popular job-search sites. She holds a Ph.D. in organizational behavior and the certifications Master Resume Writer and Credentialed Career Master from Career Masters Institute/The Career Management Alliance. Hansen owned and served as chief writer for a resume-writing service for five years and was previously writer-editor at numerous newspapers, magazines, and nonprofit organizations. Hansen has published several books on cover letters, networking, and writing skills.

Federal Resume Guidebook

Author : Kathryn K. Troutman
ISBN : 1593578504
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 23. 77 MB
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Explains how to tailor a resume for a government job, gives advice on other parts of the application process and covers a wide range of job areas. Original.

Leadership Personal Development And Career Success

Author : Cliff Ricketts
ISBN : 9781435492882
Genre : Science
File Size : 62. 4 MB
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Defying the tired cliche that leaders are born and not made, Leadership: Personal Development and Career Success 3rd Edition explains and demonstrates the leadership skills and abilities that are most valued in agricultural industries, helping students to identify and enhance their strongest traits. The authors’ emphasis is on human relations, decision-making, promoting healthy lifestyles, maintaining a positive attitude, cooperative small and large group activities, and proper utilization of human resources, focusing on those skills that will most benefit the leaders of tomorrow. Leadership: Personal Development and Career Success 3rd Edition analyzes attributes and capabilities of those in leadership positions, to assist students in the development of their communication skills and interpersonal relationship and other related skills. Students will learn the fundamentals of public speaking, FFA Parliamentary Procedure, group dynamics, interpersonal skills and workplace readiness. English, speaking skills, higher order thinking, and basic communication skills will be reinforced. A generous number of activities, along with objectives and questions, motivate students to put these into action. A financial management chapter details how to successfully manage, budget and invest money with innovative ideas on accumulating personal wealth through agricultural enterprises. As we enter the 21st century and a global marketplace, these skills will become more important as an asset for career success. Leadership: Personal Development and Career Success 3rd Edition will prepare students for agricultural careers, build awareness, and develop tomorrow’s leaders in the food, fiber, and natural resources fields. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Resumes For The Health Care Professional

Author : Kim Marino
ISBN : UOM:39015048858180
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 79. 73 MB
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Over 100 model resumes for doctors, nurses, therapists, technicians, dieticians, and more Cover letter, interview, and job search tips Using the Internet, online job searching and guidelines Create an impressive, winning resume with the bestselling guide to getting a better job in America's fastest-growing and fastest-changing profession With new technology, managed care, and other developments, the health care profession today is the scene of astonishing change: new jobs are being created, new skills are needed, and job responsibilities are being redefined and expanded. For almost a decade, "Resumes for the Health Care Professional" has been the relied-upon resource for professionals in health care. Now it has been newly updated to help you take advantage of the opportunities?and prepare for the challenges?of finding the right job in the new competitive health care industry. Featuring a no-nonsense, proven approach, plus valuable inside tips and tricks expressly for the health care industry, "Resumes for the Health Care Professional" provides: Examples culled from the author's vast bank of health care resumes, including egistered nurses, technologists, technicians, therapists, social workers, and more Cover letter and thank you samples Special coverage of new job trends in the health care industry and how to take advantage of them Tips on writing the most effective electronic resume Lists of popular Internet career centers and Web sites for health care professionals Job titles and descriptions of key health care professions, including health assessment and treating occupations; and service, technologist, technician, and diagnosing positions

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