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Resumes For Dummies

3.73 of 5 stars 3.73  ·  rating details  ·  75 ratings  ·  12 reviews
Is your job search stalling out after you submit a resume but before you're offered an interview? With reinvented recruiting technology, unmanageable millions of resumes choking employer databases, and government mandates in the name of diversity, a gigantic change has occurred in the recruiting world over the past several years--and it demands a fresh look at how you writ ...more
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Published January 1st 2007 by For Dummies (first published April 26th 1996)
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Dorothy
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 It is a litte out of date for today's job market.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 5 of 5 stars
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Our community college had outdated career books, particularly how to write resumes and cover letters.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
This book is one of the reasons I am employed.
Mark Braun
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
Clear, straight forward, easy to put into practice resume advice and examples.
Claire Berslow
Loved it!
Great examples and helpful tips.
Robin
May 11, 2008 Robin rated it 3 of 5 stars
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 4 of 5 stars  ·  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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