Make Your Resume Talk

Make Your Resume Talk

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This book contains all the guidelines needed to help you write an advertisement resume that will get you interviews and a job. It promotes writing results work statements rather than task and responsibility statements. Key features include how to write 1. your heading in relation to space available, 2. targeted objectives, 3. work statements that use key words and still describe how good you are, 4. skill sections that show your level of ability, and 5. activities that show your chemistry. Make Your Resume Talk is written in sections to help you build or re-write your resume and help you tailor your resume to specific jobs. Many qbefore and afterq resumes with individual critiques on different occupations are included to show how to write statements that get attention of potential employers. Helpful tips are provided throughout the book to highlight critical information for writing a resume that will talk for you. Chapters are provided to cover all aspects of the resume plus special chapters on electronic resumes, help for high school/college students, and the physical attributes of resumes. Effective cover letter guidelines with examples are provided as a bonus. Personal testimonials are scattered through the book to show you how the guidelines helped other users. The success of his approach is shown by this quote from a Senior Corporate Recruiter from Red Hat which stated, qAs a corporate recruiter, I view hundreds of resumes daily filed with buzz words, tasks and objectives that don't meet the candidate's background. These resumes are quickly eliminated. The resumes that follow the guidelines outlined in Dick Hart's book that show the depth of the candidate's ability and how well the buzz words apply to their accomplishments are the ones we seriously consider. Diligent applicants need to follow his advice and list solid achievements from past/current€œres, you must tailor your resume to every job you apply for, a. general resume will probably not get. read as it will not include ... It is not the tont or paper that gets you the interdewt itaquot;s what you have to say about your skills and abilities How long should my resume be? ... No, it is better to apply for specific jobs where you can tailor your Objective and work statements to the skills needed for that speciiic job, anbsp;...

Title:Make Your Resume Talk
Author:Richard A. Hart
Publisher:Trafford Publishing - 2007-02-01


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