Resumes for Dummies (8th Edition)


Proven methods for writing the best resume and finding the right job.

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By Laura DeCarlo

#1713   With unemployment rates still running high, getting an edge up on the competition in your field – whatever it may be – can be an intimidating and exhausting undertaking. Luckily, Resumes For Dummies is here to serve as your life raft as you navigate the murky waters of a modern-day job search. Inside, you’ll find expert guidance on writing a winning resume that will set you head and shoulders above the crowd to land that elusive interview and get the job of your dreams.

There’s nothing easy and breezy about looking for a new job, whether you currently have one or not. But rather than succumbing to the panic that might convince you to hide under the covers, this book arms you with the confidence you need to write a resume that will have prospective employers knocking your at your door.

  • Includes tips on avoiding common resume-writing mistakes
  • Provides updates on the latest changes in the job market that you’ll need to take into account when writing a resume
  • Outlines how to approach a lay-off in a professional light
  • Covers how to confront privacy and reputation issues in online social job search

Whether you’re a recent graduate, second-timer looking for your next job, prime-timer who hasn’t job-searched in decades, or the unfortunate victim of a lay-off, this classic resume-writing guide takes the fear out of putting your skills on paper and sets you on the path to getting your foot in the door – and landing the job of your dreams.

360 pages. Softcover. March 2019. $24.99



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