The Elements of Resume Style : Essential Rules for Writing Resumes and Cover Letters That Work

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      There are so many vital questions when it comes to building a résumé today, but only one way to be assured you're getting the right answers--by asking a hiring expert.Building your résumé should be one of the easier parts to the job interview process, but it's actually becoming one of the most stressful aspects. What kind of résumé will spark the employer's interest? Which kind most often get passed over? How far back are we supposed to go? How can we best explain those time gaps in between jobs? Are the rules different for online résumés?Scott Bennett has hired hundreds of people in a variety of industries, and he knows firsthand the insights that will catch an employer's eye, as well as what dangers to avoid if you want to survive the first cut. Learn how to craft clear, compelling, targeted résumés and cover letters that actually work!In The Elements of Résumé Style, you will be provided:More than 1,400 action words, statements, and position descriptions that help sell your skills and experienceHundreds of words, phrases, and vague claims to avoidAdvice for handling employment gaps, job-hopping, and requests for salary history and requirementsSample résumés, response letter, inquiry letter, informational interview request letter, references,Surprising tips for acing the interviewIn today's competitive environment, competition is intense no matter the field or position. The often overlooked first hurdle to jump over is no doubt the résumé. The time-tested tools in The Elements of Résumé Style will make sure yours stands out--helping to get you the job you deserve!
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