CVs, Resumes, and LinkedIn

CVs, Resumes, and LinkedIn

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Are you a graduate, postgraduate or PhD student? Are you simply looking for a new job in the private or public sector, in research or industry? If your aim is to produce a professional CV or resume, then this book is for you. Based on interviews with recruiters and HR managers, and an analysis of hundreds of CVs from around 40 different countries, the book is structured as a series of FAQs. Topics covered include: how recruiters and HR people analyse a CV whether using a template is a good idea the difference between a CV and a resume how to present your personal details and whether to include a photo how to write an Executive Summary what to write in each section (Education, Work Experience, Skills, Personal Interests) how to write dates how to highlight your language, communication and team skills how to get and write references You will also learn some hints and strategies for writing a: cover letter LinkedIn profile reference letter bio The last chapter of the book contains a simple template to help you get the job of your dreams!Your letter could be: Dear Benedykta Kajilich, I am very interested in the position of ... advertised in ... on 10 March. I have a degree in ... The aim of a cover letter is to make key information stand out and to use the least number of words possible. ... References upon request e.g. I am happy to provide references on request.

Title:CVs, Resumes, and LinkedIn
Author:Adrian Wallwork
Publisher:Springer - 2014-06-26


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