How to Say it on Your Resume
Recruiting Director Brad Karsh has worked with thousands of misguided job seekers. Now he’s putting his experience into print, with step-by-step guidelines to improve the wording, content, and format of any resume.
This book contains more than 70 real world before and after resumes, organized into categories that are relevant to you. You’ll be able to see exactly how a Recruiting Director reviews a resume – and decides on who gets the job. Whether readers are looking to make a career change, re-enter the workforce, find a first job, or acquire an internal position, Karsh demonstrates how to transform any résumé—and get results.
The book includes advice for:
- Re-entering the work force
- Applicants who have been laid off
- Career changes
- Older applicants
- First jobs
- And more
Confessions of a Recruiting Director
College students and recent graduates have countless questions when it comes to landing their first job or internship:
- What should a first-time job hunter really put in a cover letter?
- How are just a few candidates chosen from a stack of hundreds of resumes?
- What exactly are Recruiting Directors looking to hear in an interview?
- What are the common mistakes that students make time and time again?
Confessions of a Recruiting Director unveils the mysteries of the hiring process from an insider's point of view. Students get all sorts of advice about getting a job, but rarely, if ever, do they get the perspective of an actual Recruiting Director - literally the person responsible for screening and hiring hundreds of college graduates.
This book reveals how the recruiting process works, and then delivers a specific, step-by-step approach to beating the odds.
- Step 1: Resumes – your life in 15 seconds
- Step 2: Networking – let your friends get you a job
- Step 3: Cover Letters – the “teaser” for your resume
- Step 4: Interviewing – Your never get a second chance to make a first impression
- Step 5: Thank-You Notes – finalizing the sale
- Step 6: Sealing the Deal – walking the fine line between persistent and stalker
Plus: dozens of real-life before-and-after resumes, cover letters, thank-you notes… and the ten interview questions you’d better have an answer for.