In today's tough job market, the perfect resume and cover letter are a must for every job seeker. Finding an appropriate job posting is daunting enough, then comes the even harder part - drafting or updating your resume. As if that weren't enough, you must also compose a flawless cover letter as well. Pursuing a new career can be a full-time job in itself, and who can find the time? Gain time and learn all about correct formats and styles with the 36 Goof-Proof Rules. By learning to correct basic blunders and using the proven information in the Goof-Proof Rules, you will land your dream job in no time! Goof-Proof Resumes & Cover Letters includes:
- Current resume and cover letter formats, with samples. - Clear and concise instructions on how to best express your skills, experience, and education. - Valuable lessons on everything from proper punctuation to expressing your personal style. - Fill-in-the-blank sections to practice crafting your information after you have read and understood the Goof-Proof Rules.
Plus, you'll also find a section of important resources to improve your resume and cover letter writing skills. Follow the Goof-Proof Rules now, and never send out a flawed resume or cover letter again!
TABLE of CONTENS
Part 1: The Goof-Proof Resume Section One: The Goof-Up: Sorting Out What a Resume Is . . . and Is Not Section Two: The Goof-Up: Using a Traditional Resume Format That Doesn't Match Your Experience Section Three: The Goof-Up: Failing to Take Advantage of Electronic Resumes Section Four: The Goof-Up: Mixed-Up Main Resume Sections Section Five: The Goof-Up: Forgetting the Extras Section Six: The Goof-Up: Not Presenting Your Information Clearly Part One Summary
Part Two: The Goof-Proof Cover Letter Section One: The Goof Up: Sorting Out What a Cover Letter Is . . . and Is Not Section Two: The Goof-Up: Being Careless with Your Cover Letter Section Three: The Goof-Up: Not Organizing Your Cover Letter Section Four: The Goof-Up: Forgetting to Format Your Cover Letter Part Two Summary
Part Three: Resources Appendix A: Effective Action Words, Power Phrases, and Keywords Appendix B: Print and Online Resources