Resumes For Dummies (Resumes for Dummies, 3rd ed)

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Dummies keep getting smarter. That's why we've updated Resumes For Dummies, 3rd Edition, to keep you one step ahead for the 21st century. Starting with all the tips and tricks you'll need to showcase your skills and abilities on paper, this edition also takes you into the world of the cyber-resume. Recent grads and veteran workers alike can benefit from the strategies, worksheets, and sage advice from author and nationally recognized careers expert Joyce Lain Kennedy. Whether you're sending online or off, you'll find out how to create resumes that dazzle with a strong first impression and leave a lasting impact with potential employers. From choosing the right resume style to putting the right spin on employment gaps, lack of experience, or frequent job hopping, Resumes For Dummies, 3rd Edition, brings you up to speed with everything you need for finding the right job in today's market.

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"Solid, cutting-edge resume advice with today's Internet technology - The best of the resume books." --Michael R. Forrest, CEO, JobOptions

"A must for any job seeker." --Doug Elliot, Career Counselor/One-Stop Career Center Manager

Praise for Joyce Lain Kennedy
"Her distinguished career...has placed her leaps and bounds ahead of the rest." -Robert Calvert Jr., Editor, Career Opportunity News

"If all new college graduates had a Joyce Lain Kennedy to guide them...there would certainly be fewer unfocused, frazzled, jobless people." - Dr. Drema K. Howard, Director, Career Resource Center, University of South Florida

"Joyce Lain Kennedy is at the top of her field." - Richard L. Knowdell, CEO, Career Planning and Adult Development Network

The bestselling guide, now completely updated for the 21st century

Features updated coverage of new cyber-resume alternatives

Do you worry that your resume lacks punch? Are you unsure how to create a Web-friendly version? Relax! Packed with tips, tricks, worksheets, and over 50 example resumes, this newly revised guide reveals what today's employers are looking for - and shows you step-by-step how to craft a "FirstRate" resume that'll land you an interview.

Discover how to: Tailor your resume to today's job market Sell your skills and assets Make the most of online opportunities Put the right spin on potential problems Create a FirstRate e-mail resume

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About the Author:

Joyce Lain Kennedy's twice-weekly "Careers" column appears in more than 100 newspapers nationwide. Her other books include For Dummies(r) guides to cover letters and job interviews.

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