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

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Chapter 5
Step Two: Start Off Strong
In This Chapter
◆ Designing a heading that makes your name stand out
◆ Listing contact information and a website address
◆ Why include a job objective?
◆ Crafting a clear and concise Job Objective statement
Who you are and what you want are two critical pieces in any job search conversation. When you introduce yourself to a recruiter, hiring manager, or networking associate, you wouldn’t mumble your name so softly your new acquaintance doesn’t hear it. When he asks what line of work you’re interested in, you wouldn’t ignore his question or reply in such a meek manner he assumes you don’t know how you fit into the work world. Of course not! You want to say your name clearly and explain your career goal ...

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