Modernize your Resume

Modernize your Resume

Get Noticed ... Get Hired

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Based on today's real-world job search trends, Modernize Your Resume shows you how to craft a winning resume to meet the complexities of today's highly competitive and technologically driven employment market. The 2nd edition has been updated with new resume samples, new designs, and new ATS and e-resume guidelines, along with new chapters for jobseekers with special circumstances - career change, military transition, and return to work. The entire job search process is evolving at a remarkably rapid pace, and your resume is at the foundation of it all. In this book, you'll learn to: Write tight, lean, clean, and laser-focused content that allows you to tell your whole career story in half the words to keep your reader engaged. Focus on information that is relevant to your target market and integrate keywords that are vital to being found online. Present important information quickly in a resume format that prominently displays your skills, experience, education, and other credentials as they support your current career objectives. Create a distinctive design to make your resume stand out and capture attention. Getting noticed is step #1, so make that happen and you're on your way. Adopt a new mindset and deeper understanding of how to use today's modern resume for both person-to-person job search as well as electronic, digital, and mobile search technologies. The 100+ resume samples demonstrate these strategies in action for real-life job seekers who've excelled in their search campaigns. The samples showcase the resume writing work of Enelow, Kursmark, and many of their colleagues who are also well respected for their expertise in resume strategy, writing, format, and design.

Clear guidelines and easy-to-follow examples give you practical know-how for building your own powerful resume that will serve all of your job search needs. You'll learn what works, why it works, and how you can make it work for you.

Authors and Master Resume Writers Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark have each spent more than 30 years writing resumes, training professional resume writers, speaking to job search audiences, and writing about evolving trends in job search.

The latest in their library of more than 30 books is MODERNIZE YOUR RESUME , an up-to-the minute resource for every job seeker to guide you to career success. Follow the recommendations of this book and you'll find yourself a more competent and competitive job seeker!
Publisher: Coleman Falls, VA : Emerald Career Publishing, [2019]
ISBN: 9780996680325
Branch Call Number: 650.14 ENE 2019
Characteristics: 236 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Kursmark, Louise


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StaceyM_KCMO Oct 04, 2017

A must read for any job seeker looking to update their resume with the most up-to-date information on resume do's and don'ts. The authors cover both the importance of written content as well as formatting. It's emphasized constantly that you need to make your resume stand out (yet still look professional) from the competition, and the authors show you exactly how to do so with great recommendations and dozens of sample resumes to spur your creativity. This is my go-to recommendation for people who want a resume makeover!

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