Resume Books from Palladian
Resume Objective Statements and Professional Summaries is must have book for any job seeker. Your resume provides the sales pitch for why you should be interviewed. It is essential to make a strong impression. Unfortunately, most job seekers write a weak, stale, unimpressive start to their resume, and are rejected long before the hiring manager reads half the resume.
This book will do one thing for you: teach you how to write an impressive introduction to your resume. At 130 pages, it’s longer than some resume books and is packed with examples to teach you how to write an effective resume introduction. This is not a book with nothing but theory. It’s a practical guide that shows you what works and what doesn’t. Most importantly, with each example, it explains in detail how to improve the objective statement or professional summary to create a resume introduction to get results.
Resume Writing for Manufacturing Careers is tailored to the needs of manufacturing professionals. It teaches how to write an effective resume, providing a step-by-step process. Numerous examples are illustrated throughout the book, showing common mistakes job seekers make, and then showing how to fix them. Every aspect of the resume writing process is shown in detail, starting from scratch and ending with a resume designed to get results.
Other Great Resume Writing Books:
Resume Magic, in its fourth edition, continues to be a bestseller. At 608 pages, it provides more detail than the typical resume book. The length is a little intimidating for some job seekers, but most use the book as a reference reading sections as needed. In this capacity, it is a must-have book for any job seeker. This is not a book that will teach to write a resume in an afternoon, but it will be a good companion to help you improve your resume.
One of the newest resume books on the market, Unbeatable Resumes provides a clear, easy to follow approach to resume writing. With this book, you get the perspective of a recruiter who screens resumes every day. The book doesn’t teach a lot of flash, and instead focuses on what works. Included are the results of a survey of over 3,000 hiring managers, with their preferences for resumes. Don’t guess what a hiring manager wants, read Tony’s book and learn exactly what you need to do.
The Resume.com Guide to Writing Unbeatable Resumes is a good starter book for anyone who needs to learn how to write a resume. It starts with the basics – how to open a Word file and basic formatting in Word. It then walks through an eight step process to write a resume. This process is quick and to the point, covered in less than 40 pages. The book provides a number of resume examples covering most major industries. If you are just starting your job search and need help getting started with the resume writing process, this book will walk you through step-by-step.
Damn Good Resume Guide has been around for a long time, and continues to be a valuable. At 80 pages, it’s short and to the point. It provides a straightforward, step-by-step process to write a resume. If you are looking for a short guide to walk you through the resume writing process, check out Damn Good Resume Guide.
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