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Same-Day Resume Third Edition

Write an Effective Resume in an Hour

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Same-Day Resume Third Edition
ISBN: 978-1-59357-906-7

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Pages: 184

Edition: Third

Copyright: 2012 JIST Works

Size: 6 x 9

Louise M. Kursmark


Writing a resume doesn't have to be a cumbersome, tiring affair. With the help of Same-Day Resume, job seekers can write an effective resume in just an hour.

While other huge resume books bog down busy job seekers with too much information, this compact guide gives readers the essential tools needed to apply for jobs on the fly. This resource provides step-by-step instructions for writing a great resume and additional advice on cover letters, JIST Cards, thank you notes, and other job search strategies. There are also dozens of sample resumes written by professional resume writers that show readers what a powerful resume looks like.

This edition includes additional guidance on formatting and using your resume online, as well as advice on leveraging social media to gain job leads.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Quick Tips for Creating and Using a Resume
Chapter 2: Write a Simple Resume in About an Hour
Chapter 3: Write a Skills Resume in Just a Few Hours
Chapter 4: The 15-Minute Cover Letter and Other Job Search Correspondence
Chapter 5: Use Your Resume on the Web and with Social Media
Chapter 6: Write a Better Resume Now
Chapter 7: A Stupendous Collection of Professionally Written and Designed Resumes

Author Bio

Louise M. Kursmark, co-author of the Expert Resume series, is president and founder of Best Impression Career Services, Inc. in Cincinnati, Ohio. Best Impression specializes in resumes and job search strategies for sales, marketing, and executive clients worldwide. She has been writing resumes and helping people find jobs since 1982.

Kursmark is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), Certified Employment Interview Professional (CEIP), Job and Career Transition Coach (JCTC), and Credentialed Career Manager (CCM).

Every year across the country, Kursmark gives numerous presentations and workshops and serves on panels at conferences. In addition to speaking, Kursmark is a featured columnist in the Resume Writers’ Digest and was a columnist for Spotlight, the monthly newsletter of the Professional Association of Resume Writers. Kursmark is a frequent contributor to Career Masters Connection, BusinessWeek.com, and the Wall Street Journal’s National Business Employment Weekly.

Kursmark is a five-time “Best Resume” award winner through the Professional Association of Resume Writers.

For interview requests or questions about Kursmark, contact Selena Dehne at sdehne@jist.com or (651) 215-7548.