Book Review: No Mistakes Resumes

resumesWhile I’m not looking for a job at the moment, it never hurts to have an up to date resume on hand.  Especially at my job – sometimes we are asked to hand it off to the boss to see about us moving to a different position within one of our customers groups.  I’m always a bit nervous that my resume is not the best it can be or what the person looking at it is going to be looking for.  What do I put on it? What do I keep off?  Also included in the book are some tips on cover letters which is also a pretty difficult concept for me to grasp – and I guess I am not alone since there are books written on how to do it.

The book is under 100 pages – your resume should be short and to the point and so is this book! It has a lot of great examples of what doesn’t work on resumes and how to re-word it so that it will work. There’s a lot of great tips and I am going to be working on my resume a bit to get it up to par after reading this book.

This is also the first book in a “No Mistakes” Career Series – the next one will be about the interview process – that you’ll no doubt get after making a kick ass resume!

I received a free e-copy of this book in order to  write this review. I was not otherwise compensated.

About the Book

Warning, reading this book might get you a new job. 
If you’ve ever wondered why you didn’t get called for an interview—when you knew you fit the job—this book will explain why. Learn how to… Keep your resume out of the trash!

Discover     the secret to a perfect resume.  Learn     the three most important parts of a resume.  Find out     how to get the hiring manager’s attention Learn     which sections of your resume can put it in the trash. Uncover     the magnificence of a perfect cover letter.

What makes me qualified to write this book?  I have been a headhunter for more than 30 years, and I have evaluated, screened, and edited a gazillion resumes. I know a gazillion sounds like a lot, and maybe it wasn’t quite a gazillion, but it was a lot of resumes. (more than a few dozen for sure)
I see people make the same mistakes over and over again. Mistakes that keep them from being considered for the jobs they want. That’s why I wrote this book—to help people get the jobs they really want.
So what are you waiting for? Want to know how to get that interview? Get the No Mistakes Resumes book. (It only costs about 2 cups of coffee.)
No Mistakes Resumes. Change your life today! 
Danger! This book contains sarcasm, humor, and damn good information

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