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The Resume Makeover: 50 Common Problems With Resumes and Cover Letters - and How to Fix Them 50 Common Problems With Resumes and Cover Letters - and How to Fix Them by John Marcus
  

The Resume Makeover: 50 Common Problems With Resumes and Cover Letters - and How to Fix Them 50 Common Problems With Resumes and Cover Letters - and How to Fix Them

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The Resume Makeover: 50 Common Problems With Resumes and Cover Letters - and How to Fix Them 50 Common Problems With Resumes and Cover Letters - and How to Fix Them by John Marcus

How to make yourself look much better 'on paper'. While the right resume and cover letter are crucial to getting the kind of job you want, the wrong resume and cover letter will definitely keep you from your dream job. The Resume Makeover's unique problem-solving approach helps you zero in on the critical aspects of these essential job-hunting tools, turning your resume weaknesses into resume strengths. Renowned career coach and resume writer John Marcus identifies 50 common resume problems and shows you how to solve each one. You'll learn how to overcome such problems as gaps in your employment history, frequent job hopping, and deficiencies in your skill set. You'll also discover how to maximize your resume's visual impact and describe your work experience in crisp, powerful language.Marcus shows you how to: make employers want to read your resume; choose attention-grabbing key words and phrases; deal with sensitive issues such as age, having been fired, and embarrassing former jobs; present yourself as a valuable asset to employers; create a clear and attractive visual presentation; and craft high-impact cover letters that instantly hook employers and recruiters. Complete with stunning before-and-after examples that demonstrate the tremendous value of a few simple changes, The Resume Makeover is your key to removing employment roadblocks and filling your calendar with interview appointments.

About the Author

John J. Marcus consults to many Fortune 500 executives and, recently, a United States ambassador. He has written two career books, including The Complete Job Interview Handbook, plus many articles for the Wall Street Journal's career website and former career newspaper, National Business Employment Weekly.

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Book Info

Publication date

22nd April 2003

Author

John Marcus

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Publisher

McGraw-Hill Contemporary an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe

Format

Paperback
208 pages

Categories

Advice on careers & achieving success

ISBN

9780071410571

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