Presents one hundred practical techniques for preparing a winning resume, including advice on a career summary, video resumes, the power of action words, resume formats, targeting and more
Deals with how to write your resume. Based on his 25-plus years of helping people get hired, author Jeffrey Allen covers general rules, including developing the resume from the ground up, creating the style, major do's and don'ts, and marketing strategy (of yourself). Following this, it examines resumes for specific professions such as executive, professional, science, and engineering. Then discussions center on special or unique problems one may encounter. The area of video resumes is also covered. Finally, sample resumes are presented for numerous occupations, including accounting, advertising, computer science, law, management trainee, and office manager.