What is in this Book

CONTENTS

Acknowledgments 11
Introduction 13
Who Needs a Resume 17
Should I Hire An Expert to Prepare My Resume? 19
The Three Types of Resumes 21
How To Add “Passion” To Your Resume 23
The One-Page Myth 31
Resume Format 33
  Recent Graduates 34
  Working Professionals 36
Resume Content 39
  Name And Address: 39
  Phone: 39
  E-Mail: 40
  Objective: 40
  Work Experience: 41
  Education: 44
  Special Skills: 44
  References: 45
  Summary: 45
  Do Not List Or Include: 45
Special Situations 49
  Employment Gaps Or Long Periods Of Unemployment 49
  Short-Term Jobs 50
  Currently Employed 50
  Bad References 51
  Sanitize Your Internet Presence 52
The Recent Graduate 55
  Degrees/Grades 56
  Subjects 57
  Activities 57
  Work Experience While In School 58
  Special Skills 58
Cover Letters 59
What Happens To Your Resume? 61
Be Honest and Truthful 65
Sample Resumes 67
Worksheets 83