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Blue Collar Resumes: Expert Resumes for Dirty Jobs, and Clean Ones, Too
by Steven Provenzano Details
"Blue Collar Resumes" shows how to write effective resumes for blue collar jobs, including such positions as carpenters, beauticians, factory workers, and public service. It provides sample resumes, cover letters, and tips on the job search.
Expert Resumes for People Returning to Work
by Wendy S. Enelow Details
This is a collection of professionally written resumes aimed at anyone who has left work for a period of time and then wanted to return. This situation requires a particularly unique approach on the resume and presents a challenge for so many job seekers returning to work. In addition to nearly 200 pages of sample resumes, the authors present sound resume writing advice, including how to create and use an electronic resume.
How to Write Better Resumes and Cover Letters
by Pat Criscito Details
Presents a twelve-step process for composing a resume and cover letter, discussing how create to content that effectively summarizes skills and experiences and how to use software to create a format that will generate attention.
Knock 'em Dead Resumes
by Martin John Yate Details
Presents detailed information on résumé writing, including step-by-step instruction for creating effective résumés, advice for online job searching, and examples of successful résumés with their cover letters.
Resumes for Dummies
by Joyce Lain Kennedy Details
Get your career in gear and write a winning resume to land that job interview. You'll learn the ropes and rules for a new era in recruiting and job searching and get expert tips on writing a resume that shines.
The Damn Good Resume Guide: A Crash Course in Resume Writing
by Yana Parker Details
The Damn Good Resume Guide will help you zero in on that dream job, then craft a winning resume that gets your foot in the door. There are tips on creating a functional, chronological, or hybrid resume, and advice on choosing what format is best for you. You'll learn smart ways to deal with gaps in your work history and other less-than-ideal resume scenarios, and much more!
Updated 03/04/2016

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