Excellence in Business Communication, 13th Edition
Chapter 15. Building Careers and Writing Resumes
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"There's a lot of resume advice out there—and some of it conflicting.
"If you use your resume to apply for published jobs, then it is likely you will be competing with a few hundred other resumes and you can improve your odds of surviving this grueling process by (1) including what most reviewers want to see and (2) eliminating what most of them don't want to see.