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Resume Magic: Trade Secrets of a Professional Resume Writer
Resume Magic is a giant compendium of advice and before-and-after resume transformations explains resume creation and illustrates professional techniques with actual examples that show why the techniques work. All the tricks professional resume writers use to create eye-catching, result-driven resumes are revealed in this book.
Paperback, 583 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Jist Publishing
(first published October 1st 1998)
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Synopsis: This book contains a lot of information about content and format of resumes. It starts by encouraging the reader to find his or her own personal brand, so that it can shine through on the resume. Then, Whitcomb discusses the differences between a chronological resume and a functional resume and provides suggestions about when each type of resume would be helpful. She helps the reader create an outline of the resume, later fleshing it out with helpful tips about content. She emphasizes ...more
Great reference book for job hunters. Whatever industry, educational level or experience you have as an applicant, you will find the most effective way to present your resume with this book. The book is well-organized, very in-depth and contains just about anything you are looking for when you're writing/tweaking your resume - from cover letters, job search, up to how do be found in databases that scan resumes. I was able to tweak my resume while following the guidelines in this book. In a tough ...more