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Building Your I.T. Career: A Complete Toolkit for a Dynamic Career in Any Economy, Second Edition by Matthew Moran

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Chapter 10. The Resumé

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Your Career Ambassador

When you give someone a message to convey to someone else, your hope is that the message is understood.

In many cases, your resumé is the first message that you give to a prospective employer. It is vital that the message is clear and effective, represents your abilities, and helps the reader understand who you are.

Of all the tools placed in your toolkit, the resumé is perhaps the one that gets the most focus and initial use. I won’t go so far as to say that it is the most important. Remember: The goal of this book is to help you build a career, not necessarily get interviews or even get a job. However, ...

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