Resumes for Dummies

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Resumes for Dummies

By Joyce Lain Kennedy

Wiley Publishing, Paperback, 9780470873618, 362pp.

Publication Date: February 8, 2011

Description
Write a winning resume and land that job interview

Is your job search stalling out after you submit a resume but before you're offered an interview? With a recession that has caused a 10% unemployment rate affecting 15.3 million Americans, having a winning resume is vital to securing an interview-and it demands a fresh look at how you write your resumes and market yourself.

Whether you're entering the job market for the first time, looking for a new job after a lay off, or changing careers, Resumes For Dummies shows you the ropes and rules for a new era in recruiting and jobsearching.

  • Instructions for writing an inclusive core resume
  • Tips on targeting a known position, or tailoring a resume to specific industries
  • Common resume-writing mistakes to avoid

Updated with the latest information on privacy issues in the electronic age, Resumes For Dummies is your go-to guide for getting your foot in the door.



About the Author
Joyce Lain Kennedy is the nationally syndicated career columnist of Careers Now, which appears twice weekly in newspapers and on Web sites across the U.S. She is the author of award-winning books, including Job Interviews For Dummies and Cover Letters For Dummies.