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Resume 101: A Student and Recent-Grad Guide to Crafting Resumes and Cover Letters that Land Jobs

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Minimal job experience? No problem!
You’ve just graduated and are ready to land your first real job after college or high school. But how do you write the first résumé and cover letter of your career if you don’t have any previous jobs to list? How do you stand out above the other applicants--including people with more experience who are out of work--with your summer j
Paperback, 144 pages
Published March 6th 2012 by Ten Speed Press (first published January 1st 2012)
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* A resume is a combination of skills, knowledge, and traits--all are related, and all are important. Do not just focus on skills.

* Everything we do is work, not just paid employment. Life experiences and volunteer work can demonstrate work-related by not necessarily job-used skills, knowledge, and traits--and you never know which seemingly unrelated area of knowledge will appeal to an employer. "DOING THINGS WE LOVE OFTEN TEACHES USE MORE THAN WE REALIZE." (
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Quentin J. Schultze (PhD, University of Illinois) is Arthur H. DeKruyter Chair and professor of communication arts and sciences at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is also distinguished professor at Spring Arbor University. Schultze has been quoted in major media including the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, US News & World Report, the New York Times, Fortune, the Chicago Tribune, a ...more
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