Resumes That Get You Hired by LearningExpress Editors

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Resumes are the most important to getting a foot within the door, let alone truly being employed. this beneficial advisor offers the most up-tp-date details, from suggestion on interpreting own strengths and promoting oneself so much successfully, to selecting and utilizing the easiest structure to exhibit adventure - conventional, revealed, electronic, or scannable. extra sections on electronic mail etiquette and the net, and insider information on tips to flip employers' use of on-line assets to one's personal virtue make it effortless to create a successful resume.

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Keep the references short for the professional affiliations you do list on your resume. For example, list the name of the organization (the local chapter name and location, if applicable), and a few words about your involvement with the association. Military Service Many interviewers, especially those who have served in the military themselves, have a great respect for applicants who have served in the military and have been honorably discharged. The military is known for teaching skills like self-discipline and leadership, which all employers look for in applicants.

__________________________________________________________ Contact person at the company who can provide a reference: ____________________________________________________________ Contact person’s phone number: ______________________________ Annual salary earned: ________________________________________ Employer: __________________________________________________ City/State: __________________________________________________ 32 resumes that get you hired Year you began work: ________________________________________ Year you stopped working (write “Present” if still employed): ____________________________ Job title: ____________________________________________________ Job description:______________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ Reason for leaving: __________________________________________ What were your three proudest accomplishments while holding this job?

If you’re completing a job application and there’s a question about your salary requirements, instead of answering with a specific or general dollar amount, write: negotiable. When you are creating the Work/Employment Experience section of your resume, never include the reasons why you stopped working for an employer, switched jobs, or why you are currently looking for a new job. Professional Affiliations If you’re a member of a professional group or association that directly relates to the job you’re applying for, you should list this information on a section of your resume.

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