Guide to Rethinking Resumes


Resumes get an average of eight seconds of attention before going in the trash—or getting on the shortlist. That’s just one of the findings reported here, as legendary career expert Richard N. Bolles presents new research about resumes in a guide that summarizes everything job-hunters and career-changers need to know about this essential tool.

This timely resource features the latest research on important resume topics such as key words, soft skills, scanning software, social media, and online posting. Bolles argues that on the basis of what we now know, we need to rethink what a resume is—and how it should be written. He details the words that must be avoided, and the words that must be used, on a resume that wins you interviews. 


Book reveals:

  • The three most important things to know about interviews
  • Five key questions all job-hunters need to have answers for
  • An ingenious summary of how to succeed
  • And other succinct gems that will have job-unters entering interviews with confidence and leaving with job offers
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