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The Career Change Resume Paperback - 2003 - 1st Edition

by Karen Hofferber; Kim Isaacs


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Brian Simms was on the verge of giving up his dream of finding a job in sales, a career he decided to pursue after 10 years of teaching high school math.

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The ultimate guide to repositioning your resume

Are you thinking of making a career change? You're not alone. For a multitude of reasons, millions of workers will attempt to change careers this year--hopeful but uncertain of how to go about a successful career transition.

Written by the official resume advisers to Monster.com, The Career Change Resume helps aspiring career changers reinvent themselves. This accessible guide offers insightful, innovative job seeker solutions that will equip you with the tools and strategies you need to achieve your new professional goals. Inside, you'll find over 100 winning resume and cover letter samples prepared by certified, professional resume writers--with career goals ranging from management and education to medical, finance, retail, real estate, and much more. The authors help you identify your most marketable skills and effectively compete against job seekers with more directly relevant experience. You get the nuts and bolts of redesigning your resume along with:

  • Step-by-step instructions demonstrating how to craft resumes that open doors to new careers
  • Solutions to common problems plaguing career changers, from experience gaps to salary adjustments
  • Tips on powerfully communicating the unique advantages and benefits you offer--and ways to leverage your accomplishments to enable you to transition from virtually any career or industry
  • Strategies for writing employer-focused letters that prompt hiring managers to call you for job interviews

Armed with a masterpiece resume, a high-octane cover letter, and a can't-miss job search strategy, you can succeed in shifting careers and land the job of your dreams with the proven action plan in The Career Change Resume.

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  • Title The Career Change Resume
  • Author Karen Hofferber; Kim Isaacs
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition number 1st
  • Edition 1
  • Pages 304
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher McGraw-Hill Companies, U.S.A.
  • Date 2003-05-14
  • Features Index, Recycled Paper, Table of Contents
  • ISBN 9780071411868 / 0071411860
  • Weight 1.56 lbs (0.71 kg)
  • Dimensions 10.92 x 8.56 x 0.56 in (27.74 x 21.74 x 1.42 cm)
  • Library of Congress subjects Career changes, Resumes (Employment)
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 03002234
  • Dewey Decimal Code 650.142

About the author

Kim Isaacs, CPRW, NCRW, is Monster.com's resume expert and director of ResumePower.com, a resume writing company serving job changers across the globe. .

Karen Hofferber, CPRW, is senior resume writer for ResumePower.com. She has also served as Monster's resume advisor, where she wrote articles on resume writing and provided advice to thousands of job seekers.

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