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Blue Collar Resumes,9781564144126

Blue Collar Resumes

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 6/1/1999
Publisher(s): CENGAGE Delmar Learning
Availability: This title is currently not available.

Summary

This practical and helpful guide takes you step by step through the process of writing a job-winning resume. Steve Provanzano starts off with some general background on deciding what kind of job to look for, and how to find the best opportunities. This resource offers sound advice on how best to present education and work experience...including what to tell, and what the job candidate shouldn't reveal. There are suggestions for workers who have been fired, have gaps in their work history, or have some other troublesome issue in their past.

Author Biography

Steven Provenzano is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) and career consultant who runs a thriving business helping people in all walks of life find the job of their dreams. He is the author of four career books, including Top Secret Resumes and Cover Letters and has more than 14 years in resume writing and corporate human resources. He has appeared on CNBC's "Money Talk." CNN/fn, NBC News in Chicago, and numerous radio programs. His work and concepts have been featured in The Chicago Tribune, The National Business Employment Weekly, and Crain's Small Business. As president of A-Advanced Resume Service, Inc., he conducts seminars on resume writing and effective career search and development for major corporations. Mr. Provenzano and his staff write resumes for clients worldwide through their Chicago-area offices and the worldwide web: topsecretresumes.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction A Better Job Begins on Paper 7(10)
Get Started: Assessing Your Skills
17(12)
Organize Your Resume to Make You Shine
29(10)
Pack Action into Your Resume
39(2)
Is a Title or Objective for Your?
41(4)
Experience: Showcase Your Skills
45(4)
Employment: Build an Impressive History
49(4)
Education: Play Up Your Strongest Credentials
53(4)
Design Your Eye-catching Resume
57(6)
Are Electronic Resumes the Way of the Future?
63(6)
Your Job Search and the Role of Your Resume
69(6)
At Last: The Interview
75(6)
Resume Samples and More
81(134)
Appendix Job Hunt Resource Materials 215(4)
Index 219

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