Military Resumes and Cover Letters

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Impact Publications, Apr 1, 2004 - Business & Economics - 261 pages
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A revised edition of the ultimate resume and letter writing guide for transitioning military personnel! Here's the book that provides important answers to many questions facing job seekers with military experience. This book shows how to write, produce, distribute, follow up, and evaluate resumes and letters with maximum impact. Identifying what employers really look for on resumes and letters, it shows how to craft dynamite employer-centered communications as well as: identifies 28 major myths and mistakes; outlines a 7-step job search process; reveals 65 key writing, production, distribution, and follow-up principles; specifies a 6-step military-to-civilian language translation process; includes examples of over 60 resumes and 14 letters; and lists nearly 40 top Internet employment sites you should use. Rich with examples and sound career planning advice, the book also includes several unique self-evaluation instruments and resume data forms for strengthening job search communication.

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Contents

Why Should I Interview and Hire You?
1
Killer Resume Myths and Mistakes
19
Maximizing Your Effectiveness
36
Copyright

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Savino is a retired Army Major and a recognized leader in the field of military-to-civilian career transitions. He holds a bachelor degree in Engineering from West Point and advanced degrees from George Washington University and the University of Pennsylvania. He has worked as a consultant for Booz-Allen & Hamilton and later the Hay Group. In 1996 he founded Competitive Edge Services.

Krannich is one of America's leading travel and career writers. He is President of Development Concepts Incorporated. He has a PhD in Political Science.

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