Excellence in Business Communication, 13th Edition
Chapter 15. Building Careers and Writing Resumes
Danny Rubin weighs in on the subject.
Drake Baer, writer at BusinessInsider.
"With more and more schools going paperless or migrating to the "cloud" (storing files on the Internet), student work has become more easily shareable, accessible by many, and more easily organized," writes Mary Beth Hertz (photo, left).
Rebekah Campbell (photo, left) explains why she does all her recruiting through LinkedIn in this NYTimes.
"Because the competition in today's job market is so fierce, desperate job seekers will literally do whatever it takes to stand out from the crowd," writes Jacquelyn Smith at BusinessInsider.
"How many times have you applied for a job and never heard back?
Jacqueline Smith (photo, left) will get little disagreement when she says, "Writing your very first resume can be a daunting process.
According to Joseph Terach (photo, left), " .
Jacqueline Smith (photo, left) asks, "What makes a resume great?
We write a lot about resumes — what to do, and what not to do.
"Serial entrepreneur James Caan (photo, left) says in a recent LinkedIn post that he has seen thousands of resumes during the course of his career.
"Plenty of professionals have employment gaps on their resumes.
"One in five job-seekers (19.
"Hiring managers scan resumes pretty quickly (some studies put it at just a matter of seconds).
Christian Ryan Jyoti (photo, left) covers the topic for FastCompany.
Suzanne Lucas (photo, left) presents the results of a new survey by CareerBuilder.
Hagan Blount introduces the topic and presents the infographic at TheMuse.
"For any given job opening, HR personnel and hiring managers are deluged with resumes.
"Here’s the thing: Editing is more than just giving something a once-over to eliminate egregious typos and grammar mistakes.
"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.
"When you're looking for a job sometimes the resume is the most important piece of it all.
Work4Labs has created an infographic named "Mobile Recruiting by the (Surprising) Numbers.
"Talking about yourself is hard.