By Richard Fein
#26. Finally, a job search book provides over 100 insiders tips on how to write, distribute, and follow up with a dynamite resume. Based on a survey of 1,000 employers, 101 Quick Tips For a Dynamite Resume identifies what employers see as the key ingredients for creating a dynamite resume. This user-friendly book will help job seekers move from resume to interview through a series of quick, easy-to-follow steps.
101 Quick Tips For a Dynamite Resume offers crucial advice for organizing themselves and effectively presenting their skills and qualifications to employers. The book demystifies resume writing through a step-by-step unfolding of the process. Going beyond simple, how-to advice, it includes alternative approaches tailored to different job search situations. Every tip clearly and simply explains the resources needed to create a dynamite resume. It shows how to avoid mistakes and decide when to include special skills, hobbies, and honors on your resume.
It carries applicants beyond the resume and cover letter process, preparing them for excellent responses when employers call, and helps transform their resumes into an interview.
By focusing on the resume writing and distribution processes, this book provides a wealth of resume writing tips that should put most job seekers on the road to job search success. 101 Quick Tips For a Dynamite Resume incorporates valuable guidelines for working with electronic, scannable, and faxed resumes, to ensure that prospective employers receive the best image of the applicant, unhindered by technological formatting.
The book also takes a new and insightful approach to the resume-writing process by following individuals through various job search situations, from a recent college graduate entering the job market to a professional moving up in a career. The examples clearly demonstrate how each principle relates to the development of particular resume sections, including: heading, summary, experience, education, and other selling points.
Filled with sound advice and many useful examples drawn from surveys with top employers, this book will help you successfully navigate today’s job market. More than any other guide, it provides succinct answers to some of the most important questions facing job seekers. Don’t start or continue your job search without first reviewing the 101 thoughtful tips, plus a variety of sample resumes and cover letters, found in this unique book! 184 pages. 6 x 9. 1999.
PRAISE FROM REVIEWERS
“A helpful book for someone who has wrestled with developing a resume and needs some good ideas on how to make it stronger….Another useful book from Impact.”
—Career Opportunities News