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The Damn Good Resume Guide, Fifth Edition

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The Damn Good Resume Guide, Fifth Edition by Yana Parker and Beth Brown
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May 22, 2012 | ISBN 9781607742654
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  “Most resume books are written for people with perfectly impeccable, straight-as-an-arrow work backgrounds. [This is] for the other 99 percent.”
—Joyce Lain Kennedy, nationally syndicated career columnist

Table Of Contents

How I Came to Write The Damn Good Resume Guide    
    

In Yana’s Footsteps—Revising The Damn Good Resume Guide

TEN STEPS TO WRITING A GREAT RESUME

STEP 1              CHOOSE A JOB OBJECTIVE

STEP 2              FIND OUT WHAT SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE ARE NEEDED   
   
STEP 3              CHOOSE A RESUME FORMAT 

STEP 4              MAKE A LIST OF PAST JOBS   

STEP 5              LIST YOUR SKILLS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS  

STEP 6              CREATE ACTION STATEMENTS       
  
STEP 7              ARRANGE YOUR ACTION STATEMENTS   
       
STEP  8           LIST YOUR EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT  
    
STEP 9              SUMMARIZE YOUR KEY POINTS

STEP 10            POLISH AND PROOF  

Sample Resumes       
     

Appendix A: Action Verbs           
Appendix B: Informational Interviewing   
Appendix C: Social Networking  
Appendix D: Customizing Your Resume
Appendix E: Cover Letters and Cover Emails      
Index

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