This new edition is packed with updated content plus new chapters on creating graphic resumes, more resume samples, and a whole chapter of TORI award-winning resumes.
If you are a job seeker, professional resume writer, or placement person who assists with resumes, this book will guide you through the process with strategies from an award-winning resume writer and placement director on issues such as how to:
- Avoid staring at a blank page and get the amazing details that sell you into your resume.
- Make yourself shine even when you have gaps, too many jobs, or are just starting out from school.
- Use visual design strategies to take your resume from blah to brilliant using only MS Word.
- Navigate through sticky areas of ATS, keywords, and scannability.
- Capture stories and metrics to stand out, even when you feel like it was all just in a day’s work.
- Understand what’s happening with LinkedIn and job search today.
+ There are more samples than ever.
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The Contributors & Their Brilliant Samples
I source expert advice and samples to share a spectrum of possibilities with my readers. I want you to have the best of all worlds when creating your resume(s). So, special thanks goes out to these contributors to the 8th edition, who are listed below. Their contact information can be found in the back of the book. The majority can also be found by last name on the CDI website at https://careerdirectors.com/find-a-career-professional/.
The contributors include:
Niya Allen-Vatal – Career Global
Meg Applegate – Hinge Resume Collaborative
Kimberly Robb Baker – This Little Brand
Susan Barens – Golden Ratio Ltd.
Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter – Career Trend
Karen Bartell – Best-In-Class Resumes
Laurie Johnson Berenson – Sterling Career Concepts, LLC
Brenda Bernstein – The Essay Expert, LLC
Skye Berry-Burke – Skye Is The Limit Resume and Career Solutions
Mary Elizabeth Bradford – Global C-Suite Resume Writer
Bridget Weide Brooks – Resume Writers’ Digest / BeAResumeWriter.com
Phaedra Brotherton – Resumes and Career Strategies
Donald Burns – Executive Promotions, LLC
Erin Cambier – Superior Resume & Career Services
Maria Caraballo – Career Branding Inc.
Paula Christensen – Strategic Career Coaches
Marlene Cole – Pilbara Resumes / New Generation Careers
Sarah Cronin – Sarah Cronin Consulting
Darlene M. Dassy – Dynamic Resume Solutions
Jeri Hird Dutcher – Workwrite
Ken Docherty – Docherty Career Management, Inc.
Kelly Donovan – Kelly Donovan & Associates
Matthew Dupee – Rad4Career
Maureen Farmer – Word Right Career and HR Consulting Inc.
Jennifer Fishberg – Career Karma Resume Development & Career Services
Cliff Flamer – BrightSide Resumes
Anne Galloway – power-to-change
Louise Garver – Career Directions Intl, LLC
Jill R. Grindle – Pinnacle Resumes, LLC
Susan Guarneri – Guarneri Associates
Tiffany Hardy – Top1Resumes
Laura Hartnell – Laura Hartnell Career Transition Services
Gayle Howard – Top Margin Executive Resumes
Sandra Ingemansen – Resume Strategies
Billie P. Jordan -Advantage Resumes & Career Services
Gillian Kelly – Outplacement Australia
Erin Kennedy – Professional Resume Services, Inc.
Pete Lavelle – Rez Builder Resume and Job Service
Michelle Lopez – Brand YOU Studio
Natalie MacLellan – Best Foot Forward
Victoria McLean – City CV
Jennifer Miller – Professional Edge Resumes
Judith Monaco – Monaco Writing & Consulting Services, LLC
Zakiyyah Mussallihullah – Andy Thomas Careers Now
Sari Neudorf – SDN Consulting
Tyrone Norwood – Norwood Consulting Group
Lisa G. Parker – Parker-CPRW
Marie Plett -Aspirations Career Services, Inc.
Rachel VanderPol – RVP Career Services
Barb Poole – Hire Imaging LLC
Audrey Prenzel – Audrey Prenzel Career Transition Services
Annette Richmond – career-intelligence Resume Writing & Career Services
Michelle A. Riklan – Riklan Resources
Eve Ruth – Compelling Resumes
Barbara Safani – Career Solvers
Posey Salem – Radiant Resume Career Services
Robin Schlinger – Robin’s Resumes
Cheryl Lynch Simpson – Executive Resume Rescue
Laura Smith-Proulx Wentz – An Expert Resume
Denise Taylor – Amazing People
Adrienne Tom – Career Impressions
Rosa E. Vargas – Career Steering
Kara Varner – A Platinum Resume
Jeanette Walton – Walton’s Words
Natalie Winzer – iHire, LLC
Lucie Hood Yeomans – Agave Communications LLC/Your Career Ally