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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Scott Bennett Narrator: Walter Dixon Publisher: Gildan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2014 ISBN: 9781469092027
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It’s amazing the myths one can find in some résumé books. Scott Bennett has hired hundreds of people in a variety of industries, and he knows firsthand what kinds of résumés spark the interest of employers. In The Elements of Resume Style, Bennett explains why some of the most popular “tricks” backfire more often than they work, and offers clear, smart strategies for creating résumés and cover letters that get people jobs. From entry-level to executive, users of this invaluable guide will:

  • See their résumé from the employer’s perspective
  • Avoid the errors most candidates make
  • Handle job-hopping, employment gaps, and other touchy subjects honestly and effectively
  • Write cover letters that stand out—and learn the untapped power of the inquiry letter

In this new edition, listeners will see that whether it’s on paper or online, the rules are the same: use clear, dynamic language—and keep it short and focused. Now covering social media, the online application process, and more, this indispensable guide provides:

  • Over 1,400 sample action words, action statements, and position descriptions/blurbs
  • Hundreds of words, phrases, and vague claims to avoid
  • Sample resume format, response letter, inquiry letter, informational interview request letter, references, and more
  • Surprising tips for acing the interview

The battle for jobs is tighter than ever. The Elements of Resume Style can help you make sure your first salvo is as powerful and on-target as possible. This candid book’s time-tested tools will make you stand out—and help get you the job you deserve!

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About the Author

Scott Bennett has read tens of thousands of résumés, conducted thousands of interviews, and hired and developed hundreds of employees at all levels in small, mid-size, and large organizations. In 1996, he transitioned from his role as president and COO of Public Service Computer Software, Inc., into career coaching. Individually and in seminars and workshops, he has coached more than four thousand job seekers from more than one hundred countries. After launching the career services office at Baruch College School of Public Affairs in New York City, he developed click4careercoaching.com to provide free information, tools, and resources for active career seekers.

About the Narrator

Walter Dixon is a broadcast media veteran of more than twenty years’ experience with a background in theater and performing arts and voice work for commercials. After a career in public radio, he is now a full-time narrator with more than fifty audiobooks recorded in genres ranging from religion and politics to children’s stories.