AUTHORS: Fry, Ron - ©2002
In Your First Resume, the author tackles the tough questions about making a resume stand out from the crowd- 20 seconds, he says, is all the time you’ve got to convince a screener that your resume is worth a closer look- 20 seconds to shout, "Read Me!" As a seasoned job-search author, he can provide all the information needed to create outstanding, job-winning resumes. Constructing a first resume requires following some basic rules and "bending" others. The author sorts it all out and provides 18 tips for the best-looking resume, essentials that absolutely can't be left out and the definite no's, some optional elements to include, and advice on using power words for impact, posting a resume online, and words of wisdom for women.