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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To The Perfect Resume by Susan Ireland

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Chapter 1
Tough Times Call for Seriously Great Resumes
In This Chapter
◆ The economic slowdown and your job search
◆ Resume pointers to help you fit into emerging industries
◆ How to highlight a new degree or retraining on your resume
◆ Time to change careers?
With the constant change in today’s job market, you need to be ready to move on a dime in almost any direction to get a job. That means staying current on what employers are looking for in job candidates and keeping your resume loaded with those qualifications.
 
This chapter looks at how to use your resume to reposition yourself for a jump into a new and promising industry or find a job in one of the old standbys that’s likely to hold steady through thick and thin.

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