The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Perfect ResumeBook - 2006 | Fourth edition.
An updated and revised edition of one of Alpha Books' top career guides helps readers put together an attention-grabbing resume that will help land them their dream jobs. The book includes dozens of sample resume styles, an action plan for a successful job search, and professional advice on creating cover letters, finessing the toughest interview, and writing thank-you and follow-up letters. More concise step-by-step information for creating a resume for a variety of commonly faced situations, including career change, employment gaps, age discrimination, and layoffs. An increased emphasis on the combination resume (the chronological format with skill headings within each job title section), which has become one of the most widely accepted formats by employers. Arms job seekers with a clear understanding of the principles of creating a great resume, allowing them to adapt and apply those principles to their own personal situation, no matter how difficult that situation may be.