Real-resumes for Computer Jobs

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Anne McKinney
PREP Publishing, 2001 - Business & Economics - 181 pages
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There are hot new jobs in the exploding computer field, but how do you get to them, and how do you present yourself in the most favorable light so that you can be considered for the best jobs? This is the book you need if you want a resume that will help you enter or advance in the computer field. You'll find words and job titles which are meaningful only in this industry, and you'll make sure that your resume "talks the talk" of the computer field. Get the resume book that will help you professionally talk in language such as the following: network engineer; local area network (LAN); wide area network (WAN); Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE); management information system (MIS); fiber optics; C++; UNIX; software; hardware; network switching manager; wire and cable systems installer; switching them chief; technical inspector; and many other technical terms and job titles designed to communicate in the lingo of the computer field so that you will have an edge in the job market.
 

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Contents

Computer Sales Representative John Jarcho
80
Computer Sales Specialist Samantha Love
82
Computer Science Graduate Adam Henke
84
Computer Science Student David Curtins
86
Computer Science Student Kyle Sweeney
88
Computer Science Student Stephen Klink
90
Computer Specialist Kyle Myslinsky
92
Computer Specialist Wayne Luke
94

Changing careers from teaching
23
Changing careers from the aviation industry
24
Changing careens from military service
25
Changing careers with a cover letter that emphasizes hardware knowledge
26
Changing careers from the government sector
27
Launching a career in the computer industry
28
Changing careers from a slowgrowth industry to a hightech environment
29
Changing careers into the computer sales field
30
Changing careers with the goal of becoming more involved in fiber optics
31
Changing federal service to the private sector
32
Sixteen Questions Career Changers Ask About Cover Letters
33
What is the direct approach?
34
How do I respond to an ad that provides the name and address?
35
Whats the best way to answer a blind ad?
36
How do I respond to a recruiter or headhunter who has approached me?
37
How do I apply for internal openings?
38
How do I request consideration for multiple job openings in the organization?
39
How do I email or fax my resume?
40
If I want to drop a name in a letter whats the best way?
41
If Im relocating soon how do I say that?
42
If Ive recently relocated what do I say in the cover letter?
43
What if I want to reopen a door I closed previously?
44
What if they ask for salary requirements?
45
What if they ask for salary history?
46
How do I make it dear that I want my approach to be confidential?
47
How do I write a followup letter after an interview?
48
How do I resigngracefully?
49
Another Letter of Leave Taking
50
REALRESUMES FOR COMPUTER JOBS
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Automated Systems Team Chief Robert Hederman
54
Chief of Communication Systems Construction Arthur Tipton
56
Cisco Certified Network Associate Jeanne Wu
58
Communications Advisor Cassandra Wills
60
Communications Supervisor Henry Sprague
62
Computer Center Supervisor David Ensor
64
Computer Center Supervisor Marty Fish
66
Computer Products Sales Edward Grimes III
68
Computer Programmer Mason Jenkins
70
Computer Programmer Timothy Mays
72
Computer Information Systems Products Casey Holtz
74
Computer Operator Susan West
76
Computer Programming Student Charles Harding
78
Computer Technician Rachel Clinton
96
Electrical Engineer Willie Horton
98
Electronics Engineering Student Richard White
100
Electronics Maintenance Supervisor Charles Stout
102
Electronics Management Graduate William Duff
104
Electronics Repair Technician Mark Goodman
106
Electronics Technology Student Pete Dawkins
108
Fiber Optics Instructor Steven Hutt
110
Forced Entry Switch Section Supervisor Doug Kenna
112
Hardware Repair Specialist Michael Irvin
114
Microsoft Certified Professional John Tessler
116
Microsoft Certified Professional Kenny Stevens
118
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer Anthony Hopkins
120
MIS Vice President Robert Schniepp
122
Mobile Subscriber Equipment Team Chief Dawn Hollander
124
Multichannel Transmission Systems Supervisor Grace Mayweather
126
Multimode System Operator Johnathon Little
128
Network Analyst Charles Folkart
130
Network Engineer John Lasak
132
Network Engineering Student Daniel Lewis
134
Network Manager Lucia Villar
136
Network Manager Edward Marow
138
Network Surveillance Engineer Kaye Green
140
Network Switching Chief Denise Ching
142
Network Switching Manager Sean Keller
144
Network Switching Systems Supervisor Mike Novogratz
146
Network Switching Systems Supervisor Robert Porter
148
Programmer and Analyst Evan Dreyer
150
Senior Systems Analyst Robert Larson
152
Signal Communications Analyst Adam Howard
154
Systems Administrator Benjamin Long
156
Systems Analyst Phillip Dees
158
Systems Analyst Jon Du Pre
160
Telecommunications Maintenance Technician Elmer Oliphant
162
Telecommunications Operator Robin Olds
164
Telecommunications Supervisor Betty Merritt
166
Telecommunications Supervisor Syd Moran
168
Telecommunications Support Systems Supervisor Josiah Dubber
170
Telecommunications Team Supervisor Frederick Lark
172
Test Plans Analyst Spartan Agnew
174
Website Designer Systems Technician Jason Fincher
176
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 Anne McKinney holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BA in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has been involved in helping job hunters with resumes for 30 years, and she is the editor and publisher of the Real-Resumes Series, a series of how-to resume and cover letter books which show excellent samples of resumes and cover letters that have worked for real people in real job hunts. Sometimes seeing a great sample resume of someone in your field can help you in structuring and revising your own resume. A picture is worth a thousand words, and these books show you pictures of great resumes and cover letters that really worked! 

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