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Resumes For Dummies

3.83  ·  Rating Details  ·  83 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Kennedy highlights the success of smaller niche job boards, directing job-seekers to targeted sites that deliver better results and includes over 50 sample resumes in key formats for various careers."
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Published January 1st 2007 by For Dummies (first published April 26th 1996)
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Dorothy
Jul 02, 2013 Dorothy rated it liked it
Will help you get started with a resume. You'll find lots of examples and the keywords to use in a resume. It is a litte out of date for today's job market.
Marty
Oct 08, 2007 Marty rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: every job searcher
This is the best book on crafting resumes that get recruiters, hiring manager's attention, and get you to the interview.
Lindsay
Our community college had outdated career books, particularly how to write resumes and cover letters. Although there are many online resources to pull from, including university career centers, many of our students don't have Internet access at home and prefer print for lengthier works, so I ordered some newer print replacements. One of my co-workers took this home for her architect husband, and he found it really helpful for making a new resume. I took this home to browse, and I really thought ...more
Callina
Sep 26, 2007 Callina rated it it was amazing
This book is one of the reasons I am employed.
Mark Braun
Jul 05, 2013 Mark Braun rated it it was ok
Don't get me wrong, this could be a great book and probably is in hard copy. i love my Kindle but looking at washed out graphics of (guess what?) resumes on a gray background is more than disappointing. It makes no sense when you can't read what is on the page. I just can't understand why a book on style and polish of maybe the most important document has such a poor layout with respect to tables, lists and graphics. Come on Amazon, you need to get this right. With 16 shades of grey/black, why n ...more
Elizabeth Olson
Dec 27, 2014 Elizabeth Olson rated it really liked it
Clear, straight forward, easy to put into practice resume advice and examples.
Claire Berslow
May 19, 2014 Claire Berslow rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved it!
Great examples and helpful tips.
Robin
May 11, 2008 Robin rated it liked it
Recommends it for: anyone needing to write a good resume
I picked up some very good pointers in making a resume that a employer would stop and look at. It has helpful information with very good examples to go by.
Ola
Jul 24, 2011 Ola rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: JOB SEEKERS
FULLY LOADED FOR ANYONE READY TO MAKE THE DIFFERENCE
Kimmie Strader
Ihave a different edition of this book.
Jay Phillips
very informative!
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