The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Perfect Resume

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Penguin, 2003 - Business & Economics - 342 pages
Includes tips on writing an effective resume, creating an accurate yet impressive job statement, networking, using software programs and other resume technologies, and making the most of your experience.
 

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Contents

Planto SUſeed
3
The ſledſonic Joh Seard 9
9
Chronologically Speaking
19
Getting Labeled
25
Get Functional
31
Into the Real World
41
Six Steps to a PerfectWesume
47
Ask for What You Want You Just MightGet It
55
Part3 SoYou Needa Spedal Resume
121
A Chronological Hybrid That Adds Up
133
l AFunctional Hybrid ſhat Makes Sense lš
145
The Curriculum Vitae
155
Wrapping It Up
167
Wrappingſtllp
169
Resume Reality
176
By Example
184

II
60
Knock Em Off Their Feet
65
Go Figure
71
Make History
75
Unsightly Unemployment Blemishes
80
Promoting Your Promotions
82
Formatting Tricks
88
Dynamite Achievements
94
Brainstorming
100
EMail Express
199
Online Resume Banking
213
Go to the Bank and Fill Out the Forms
217
Scannable Resumes
221
Into the Database
224
Portfolio of Sample Resumes
227
Index
335
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About the author (2003)

SUSAN IRELAND is Professor of French at Grinnell College. Her research interests include contemporary French fiction, Quebec women writers, the Algerian novel, and the literature of immigration in France and Quebec. She was one of the editors of "The Feminist Encyclopedia of French Literature" (Greenwood, 1999).

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