The resume has undergone several changes in the past ten years. This program takes a look at various resume alternatives and how to best utilize these nontraditional formats to your advantage.
Covers the following topics:
- Web and Electronic Resumes – deals with the newest wave of resumes to come along. Viewers learn how to effectively put together a resume for the Web, how and where to post it, and how to get it noticed.
- Creative Resumes – What are they? How do you put one together? What occupations lend themselves to this type of resume? Looks at various types of creative resumes such as video and creative writing.
- Target Resumes – discusses targeting a specific career and creating a resume specific to this career. Also explains how to develop your capabilities, accomplishments, experiences, and other important information directly related to the position you’re seeking.
- Mid-Life and Re-Entry Resumes – More and more people are discovering they must take charge of their lives. This change is sometimes by choice and sometimes by necessity. Layoffs, technological advances, and job dissatisfaction are all factors that can lead to career changes. In addition, there are more women than ever returning to the work force after taking time off to raise a family. This section deals with how to handle the unique challenges facing these individuals and how to create the most effective resume for them.
The DVD includes interviews with a resume professional, job search counselor, and individuals from the Online Career Center.
Viewing time: 30 minutes. 1998. Purchase options: DVD, 3-year Streaming, or DVD and 3-year Streaming; please see the Product Options box above when ordering.
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