The Elements of Résumé Style

The Elements of Résumé Style

Essential Rules for Writing Résumés and Cover Letters That Work

Book - 2014
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It's amazing the misinformation found in most resume books! Scott Bennett has hired hundreds of people in a variety of industries, and he knows firsthand what kind of resume sparks an employer's interest-and which ones fail. In The Elements of Resume Style , he warns against popular "tricks' that tend to backfire-and instead shows readers how to craft clear, compelling, targeted resumes and cover letters that actually work. In this new edition, readers see that whether it's on paper or online, the rules are the same: use clear, dynamic language-and keep it short and focused. Now covering social media, the online application process, and more, this indispensable guide provides: More than 1,400 action words, statements, and position descriptions that help sell your skills and experience - Hundreds of words, phrases, and vague claims to avoid - Advice for handling employment gaps, job-hopping, and requests for salary history and requirements - Sample resumes, response letter, inquiry letter, informational interview request letter, references, and more - Surprising tips for acing the interview Competition is intense no matter what your field, but this candid book's time-tested tools will make you stand out-and help get you the job you deserve! "
Publisher: New York : American Management Association, ©2014
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9780814433935
Branch Call Number: 650.142 BEN 2014
Characteristics: xx, 134 pages ; 21 cm

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