DK Essential Managers: Writing Your Resume

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Penguin, Nov 29, 1999 - Business & Economics - 72 pages
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Learn all you need to know about creating and using a resume successfully, from summarizing your achievements to targeting potential companies and replying to job advertisements. Writing Your Resume not only shows you how to decide on your career objectives, but also provides practical techniques for selecting and presenting information and creating the right impression. Power tips help you to develop first-class presentation skills that will dramatically improve your resume''s chance of standing out from the competition. The Essential Manager have sold more than 1.9 million copies worldwide! Experienced and novice managers alike can benefit from these compact guides. The topics are relevant to every work environment, from large corporations to small businesses. Concise treatments of dozens of business techniques, skills, methods, and problems are presented with hundredsof photos, charts, and diagrams. It is the most exciting and accessible approach to business and self-improvement available.
Everything a job hunter needs to know about creating and using a resume to land an offer.

 

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Contents

Introduction
Planning Your Resumé
Understanding Resumés
Setting Objectives
Finding your Next Job
Deciding on your Strategy
Targeting your Resumé
Understanding Transferable Skills
Putting your Resumé Together
Adapting your Resumé
Applying for your First Job
Making your First Career Change
Changing Jobs MidCareer
Looking for a Change of Direction
Returning to Work
Using your Resumé

Identifying your Transferable Skills
Creating your Resumé
Preparing the Content
Describing Yourself
Summarizing Education and Training
Selling your Experience
Describing your Experience
Deciding on Look
Getting it Right
Replying to Job Advertisements
Contacting Recruitment Companies
Canvassing Employers
Using the Internet
Keeping up your Job Search
Assessing your Skills
Analyzing your Profile
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