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Be in charge of your job search! No matter what some people try to tell you, a compell Improve Your Odds of Getting a Job You have more power in the job search process than you realize. No matter what some people try to tell you, a compelling resume is still a powerful tool in a successful job search, and The Resume Writing Guide , new for , will show you step-by-step exactly how to create a resume that makes a great impression on employers and gives you more power when you are job hunting.
Lisa McGrimmon has written over resumes and helped over job seekers find work. She knows how to coach people through the process to create real resumes that give real results for real people. Guidance Through the Process The Resume Writing Guide takes you through the actual process of creating a resume one step at a time, carefully guiding you through each decision. It isn't just a collection of rules and tips. The process is simplified and broken into small steps.
In each chapter, you will complete a few tasks, and, if you complete all of the tasks to the best of your ability, once you reach the end of the book, you will have written a resume that shows you in your best possible light. Learn How to Deal With Resume Challenges Lisa has used this process successfully with clients from all walks of life and with all kinds of work histories. Not a 20 Minute Resume Guide! It is a meticulous, step-by-step guide through each phase in the resume writing process.
It shows you how to structure each section, write compelling statements, and make smart decisions about content to highlight your individual strengths and minimize weaknesses. Thoughtfully completing the tasks in this book will take time, but it will be time well spent. In the end, you will have a winning resume that is perfect for your needs and structured to show you at your best.
Partners in Resume Writing Good career coaches will not write a resume for you; they will write one with you, as partners. You and the career coach both bring important information to the table. Throughout this book, you and Lisa will be partners. Lisa will be the expert on how to create a resume.
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Add this book to your favorite list ». Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 4. Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Shelves: non-fiction , on-my-kindle , was-free-on-kindle. A very helpful book on how to write a resume by a woman who has helped thousands to write resumes and to get jobs. I have not gotten a job yet, but, the book was very useful as well as encouraging as I begin my quest for a job after 30 years as a housewife and homeschool mother.
After working my way through the book I have more confidence in my resume. I have renewed hope for my future. A very useful resource for those who offer resume writing services. Savanes rated it really liked it Feb 23, Tax Planning Strategies for Year-End. Defining and Adapting Your Leadership Style.
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Created by the late Yana Parker, author of The Damn Good Resume Guide, these fill-in-the-blank workbooks are especially appreciated by job seekers with little or no experience and those with difficult or confusing work histories. The probing questions and fill-in-the-blank format are especially useful for job seekers who need help figuring out what to say on their resumes.
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Already have an account? Drawing on more than thirty years of experience, bestselling author Martin Yate shows you how to write a dynamic, effective resume that stands out in a resume database, builds a strong persona brand employers will want on their team, passes recruiters' six-second scan test, speaks to exactly what employers are looking for. Doing good work is no guarantee anyone will notice it. You need a strategy for communicating your achievements and skill sets to others.
Meredith Fineman has built a thriving career training the Qualified Quiet: competent professionals who struggle to communicate their worth to others. Rather than pretending that you're more qualified or confident than you are, or inserting self-promotion into conversations at inappropriate times, Fineman advocates finding quiet confidence in your opinions, abilities, and background, and then turning up the volume.
In this book, Fineman shares the game-changing tools she's developed over the past decade that make bragging feel easy, including: - Eliminate words that undermine your work and find better ones--like your bio saying you're "trying" or "attempting" to do something instead that you ARE doing it. To create a thoughtful, diverse dialogue, we need you to tell the world who you are and what you want--with volume.
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