The Career Change Resume
The ultimate guide to repositioning your resume
Are you thinking of making a career change? You're not alone. For a multitude of reasons, millions of workers will attempt to change careers this year--hopeful but uncertain of how to go about a successful career transition.
Written by the official resume advisers to Monster.com, The Career Change Resume helps aspiring career changers reinvent themselves. This accessible guide offers insightful, innovative job seeker solutions that will equip you with the tools and strategies you need to achieve your new professional goals. Inside, you'll find over 100 winning resume and cover letter samples prepared by certified, professional resume writers--with career goals ranging from management and education to medical, finance, retail, real estate, and much more. The authors help you identify your most marketable skills and effectively compete against job seekers with more directly relevant experience. You get the nuts and bolts of redesigning your resume along with:
- Step-by-step instructions demonstrating how to craft resumes that open doors to new careers
- Solutions to common problems plaguing career changers, from experience gaps to salary adjustments
- Tips on powerfully communicating the unique advantages and benefits you offer--and ways to leverage your accomplishments to enable you to transition from virtually any career or industry
- Strategies for writing employer-focused letters that prompt hiring managers to call you for job interviews
Armed with a masterpiece resume, a high-octane cover letter, and a can't-miss job search strategy, you can succeed in shifting careers and land the job of your dreams with the proven action plan in The Career Change Resume.
306 pages; ISBN 9780071426084
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Title: The Career Change Resume
Author: Karen Hofferber; Kim Isaacs
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