An updated and revised edition of one of Alpha Books' top career guides helps readers put together an attention-grabbing resume that will help land them their dream jobs. The book includes dozens of sample resume styles, an action plan for a successful job search, and professional advice on creating cover letters, finessing the toughest interview, and writing thank-you and follow-up letters.
- More concise step-by-step information for creating a resume for a variety of commonly faced situations, including career change, employment gaps, age discrimination, and layoffs.
- An increased emphasis on the combination resume (the chronological format with skill headings within each job title section), which has become one of the most widely accepted formats by employers.
- Arms job seekers with a clear understanding of the principles of creating a great resume, allowing them to adapt and apply those principles to their own personal situation, no matter how difficult that situation may be.