Electronic resume revolution: creating a winning resume for the new world of job seeking

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J. Wiley, 1995 - Business & Economics - 228 pages
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Describes how to summarize and highlight measurable accomplishments which will distinguish you from other applicants. Emphasizes the novelty of the electronic resume as a job tool that lists your job history, skills, and employment aspirations--all in a convenient computer-based format which can match the right applicant to the right employer. Demonstrates how to alter the basic resume for different job descriptions. This edition updates all relevant areas including scanners and OCR systems and contains 50 super resumes with specific topics.

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Contents

Introduction
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It Helps to Know How Scanners and OCRs Work
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How to Prepare Your Resume for EMailing over
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Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Joyce Lain Kennedy is America's first nationally syndicated careers columnist. Her two-times-weekly column, CAREERS NOW, appears in newspapers and on Web sites across the land. In her four decades of advising readers -- newbies, prime-timers, and those in-between -- Joyce has received millions of letters inquiring about career moves and job search and has answered countless numbers of them in print.
Joyce is the author of seven career books, including "Joyce Lain Kennedy's Career Book" (McGraw-Hill), "Electronic Job Search Revolution," "Electronic Resume Revolution," and "Hook Up, Get Hired! The Internet Job Search Revolution" (the last three published by Wiley). "Job Interviews For Dummies" is one of a trio of job market books published under Wiley's wildly popular "For Dummies" branded imprint. The others are "Resumes For Dummies" and "Cover Letters For Dummies.
"Writing from Carlsbad, California, a San Diego suburb, the country's bestknown careers columnist is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis. Contact Joyce at jlk@sunfeatures.com.

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