CVs For Dummies (Paperback)
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CVs For Dummies (Paperback)

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Paperback 266 Pages / Published: 26/08/2009
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A high quality CV is essential for anyone who wants to get ahead, especially in today s competitive job market. This fully updated guide shows readers how to create a brilliant CV that ll get them noticed and the job they deserve. With dozens of useful sample CVs from a diverse range of industries and age groups, plus advice on structure, language and classic CV mistakes that could be holding them back, this book is the easiest way to a CV tune-up, and a dream job.

The new and updated CVs For Dummies 2nd Edition contains:

Information on bouncing back from redundancyTips on looking for work in a hostile job marketExtended information on the graduate recruitment processA question and answer section on online application formsA brand new chapter on cover letters

CVs For Dummies 2nd Edition covers:

Part I: Pitching Your CVs in a Fierce Marketplace

Chapter 1: The Versatile CV Is So Five Minutes AgoChapter 2: New Quick Ways to Find the Right JobsChapter 3: Make Your CV Stand Out Among the Web giantsChapter 4: Familiar Search Tools Making a Stance

Part II: The Rise and Reign of the Powerful CV

Chapter 5: Creating Your Best CVChapter 6: Flowing Contents vs. Jarring DetailChapter 7: Words That Always Make the MarkChapter 8: Catch The Eye In Three Seconds With DesignChapter 9: CVs for Your Life s Changing PhasesChapter 10: The Graduate vs. the Corporate WorldChapter 11: The Bare Essentials: That Crucial Cover Letter

Part III: Bringing It All Together

Chapter 12: A Sampling of Targeted CVs by Industry and Career Field Chapter 13: A Sampling of Targeted CVs by Experience Level and AgeChapter 14: A Sampling of Targeted CVs for Special CircumstancesChapter 15: A Sampling of Extreme CV MakeoversChapter 16: Successful Solutions to CV Problems

Part IV: Launching Your CV Into Orbit

Chapter 17: References Authenticate Your CVChapter 18: Follow-up on Launch and Touch downChapter 19: Almost Got the Interview Date? Prepare Yourself

Part V: The Part of Tens

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Prove Your ClaimsChapter 21: Ten Ways to Improve Your CVChapter 22: Ten Tips on Choosing Professional CV HelpChapter 23: Ten Things that Annoy RecruitersChapter 24: Your Ten-Point CV Checklist

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9780470744918
Number of pages: 266
Weight: 498 g
Dimensions: 234 x 190 x 15 mm
Edition: 2nd Edition

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