Résumé Magic: Trade Secrets of a Professional Résumé Writer

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JIST Pub., 2007 - Business & Economics - 585 pages
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Susan Whitcomb explains how you can use simple techniques to make your résumé stand out from the competition. You'll learn to: apply advertising and branding techniques to résumé writing and position yourself above the competition; link your job skills to the 10 "buying motivators" that every employer responds to; find out what top human resources managers say is the most important résumé feature they're looking for; prepare e-mailable and Web résumés; master "résumé-speak," a unique style of writing that combines advertising and business formats to give your résumé energy and interest; use keywords and get your résumé noticed on the Internet.--From publisher description.

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Great reference book for job hunters. Whatever industry, educational level or experience you have as an applicant, you will find the most effective way to present your resume with this book. The book ... Read full review


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About the author (2007)

For more than 20 years, Susan Britton Whitcomb has partnered with believers to find significance and success in their marketplace calling. She is the author of Resume Magic, Job Search Magic, Interview Magic, and 30-Day Job Promotion and coauthor of eResumes. Susan speaks nationally on the topics of coaching, careers, and calling, including presentations for the Christian Coaches Network conferences, Association of Marriage & Family Ministries conference, as well as church retreats. She is the founder and president of Career Coach Academy and Leadership Coach Academy, which offers Christian tracks for its professional coach training programs. She is also principal of California-based Whitcomb Career Strategy and past president of Kennedy's Career Masters Institute. She holds designations as a Certified Career Management Coach, Credentialed Career Master, Master Resume Writer, and Nationally Certified Resume Writer. She is a member of the Christian Coaches Network, the International Coach Federation, Career Masters Institute, the National Career Development Association, and the National Resume Writers' Association. In addition to her thought leadership in the careers industry, Susan writes devotionals and Bible studies for women who want to represent God's presence in the workplace. She lives in Fresno, California, with husband Charlie, an ordained minister, and daughter Emmeline.

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