How to Create
Resumes and Cover Letters Fast with Hot Examples
“The Concise Resume and Cover Letter Guide”
What’s all this fuss about resumes and cover letters?
The keyword is “matching”.
selling yourself to the employer with a cover letter, is your cover letter selling curiosity on an emotional level that targets what
benefits the employer needs? If the employer’s palm is not itching for your resumes while reading your cover letter, the cover letter is
- Does your
resume provide the backend kick with supporting technical features to match the cover letter employer’s needs?
The moment you get your hands on “The Concise Resume and Cover Letter Guide” you’ll discover 63 concise pages of no-nonsense tips and creative,
extraordinary examples to help you tackle your resume and cover letter creations.
End of review!
Ann Hackett’s book is hot about getting resumes and cover
letters done, now. She teaches with topic target examples. Tips, examples; tips, examples; tip… You are never lacking for ideas to brainstorm
The author almost drags you by the nose through the resume
creation process by forcing you to think inside the box only to let you out at every turn with refreshing examples.
When your resume is done, she provides a powerful resume
evaluation review worksheet. Just check yes or no to evaluate how your resume is fessing up. p. 34
“The Concise Resume and Cover Letter
Guide” has two main sections, a resume section with tightly matching examples and a cover letter section with an array of useful
The author is smart in combining resume and cover letter
creation. These two are the two ends of a see-saw, each balancing the other. You can’t afford too much weight on either end or your
credibility can suffer and you’ll wash out before you even got started.
12 Things to Like
About “The Concise Resume and Cover Letter Guide”:
- Need tips
to format your resume? Bang-bang, discover 9 resume formatting tips. P. 22
- Need to
get going fast? After the Table of Contents, you immediately jump into creating your first resume by answering a structured set of
brainstorming questions. The author calls this creating an “Intake Profile”.
yes/no resume evaluation review worksheet to help reduce resume mistakes. p. 34
- Do you
need a professional summary? A what? Her examples are so good that their almost scary. The
author has exquisite writing skills and each time I have read her summaries I wished I could use them, word-for-word. (Don’t copy, be
original but you can emulate) p. 25
- I love
her tips for new college grads. Isn’t ironic how tough we make it for the new grads coming
into the job market, while short on experience, they are the future?
Discover 8 tips on what not to include in your resume? p. 31
- At the
end of the resume section you’re not done. Ms. Hackett throws in 17 pages of 9 examples of full blown resumes including 2 functional
- The cover
letter section also starts off with a bang. No wasted words.
9 tips on what you should include in your cover letter. Then 3 examples. p. 55
- How about
tips on how to format a 5 paragraph cover letter? It’s beautifully laid out.
want more? How about some tips on writing a thank you letter?
10 key points to consider when creating your thank you letter. And, yes, there is an example.
More? Sure but you’ll just have to read “The Concise Resume and Cover Letter Guide”, right?
- Is it too
brief, too terse for the neophyte? I think a first time cover letter and resume writer may need a little more hand holding. So don’t
expect handholding although the excellent example may save the day. No sweet words, no kissy, just your thinking cap.
author use what she calls Intake Profiles to get a detailed profile of your past jobs. There are 6 blank, fill-me-in Intake Profiles, one
for up to 6 prior jobs. On first reading, I thought it was a waste of pages but on reflecting on the author understanding of human
nature, I realize that not everyone, with a multiple job history, would make copies of the Intake Profile work sheet for each position.
Knowing me, I probably would make notes squeezed into the margins. Talk about loosing content.
At $5.97, your copy of “The Concise Resume and Cover Letter Guide” is downloadable for immediate access. It’s absurdly cheap. When I came
across it, I had no clue to the brilliant work that Ann Hackett created. At $5.97, I told myself “What the “h…” At the time, I needed
immediate, concise information and I felt that at the price of a fast-food lunch, it was worth the risk.
Career opportunities tend to strike like lightning. You never
know when your next job opportunity lands in your lap. Is your resumes ready to go? Cover letter? If pressed for time, concise can
“The Concise Resume and Cover Letter Guide” provides a well structured and well organized frame from which to write your resumes faster, save time
and help to reduce mistakes by using a powerful yes/no resume evaluation review worksheet.
Pick up your copy of “The Concise Resume and
Cover Letter Guide” here. If it’s not your cup of tea and you’re still longing for that fast-food lunch, the book has a 90 day money back
Happy cover letter and resume writing in your successful
About the Author:
Charles Ethos is an experienced,
motivational educator, consultant and author. His audiences have come from all walks of life. For more eye-opening interview tips to help
fine-tune your job interview techniques visit http://www.eyeopeninginterviewtips.com
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