Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 13. Building Careers and Writing Resumes
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"To get a better idea of what makes a resume great, we reached out to Amanda Augustine, career expert at TheLadders.
"According to a survey by CareerBuilder, some of the most common lies on resumes are: .
That resource is no longer available, but here is advice on creating a compelling LinkedIn profile.
"How can a fresh graduate get a job when companies only want to hire those with experience?
According to Padmaja Ganeshan-Singh, "Here are a few tips that can help you make the most of the six seconds your résumé has with the recruiter: .
"Applying for a job typically consists of providing two documents to your potential employer: a resume and a cover letter.
"Hiring managers spend just six seconds on your resume before they decide on you — this is exactly what they look at.
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?
The original resource is no longer available.
Advertisers spend nearly $2 billion a year marketing food to children and teenagers; this in-depth report by the FTC looks at how that money is spent.
We write a lot about resumes — what to do, and what not to do.
"Social media offers the potential for educators and institutions to develop how they engage with students and other stakeholders and offer new services.
"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.