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

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Chapter 7
Step Four: Make History
In This Chapter
◆ Creating a Work History section that shows off your strengths
◆ Using dates on your resume to fight age discrimination
◆ Disguising gaps in your employment history
◆ Adding volunteer experience to your Work History section
◆ Making your promotions noticeable at a glance
Employers give a lot of attention to the Work History section of a resume. It’s one of the first things they look for after they see your job objective. They want to know about your track record, where you’ve been and how long you stayed there. What they’re trying to figure out is: Are you a stable person? What are your demonstrated talents? And most important, would you be a good fit for the job opening they have?
 

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