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The Quick Resume & Cover Letter Book, 5th Edition by Michael Farr

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CHAPTER 1

Quick Tips for Creating and Using a Resume

This chapter provides basic information on how to write and use a resume. It gives an overview of resumes and how to use them during your search.

This book’s objective is to help you get a good job in less time. Creating a superior resume, however, will not get you a job. No matter how good your resume is, you still have to get interviews and do well in them before you will get a job offer.

So, a legitimate question might be “Why have a resume at all?” This chapter answers that question by presenting both sides of the argument as well as my own conclusions. I also give you an overview of guidelines ...

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