Overview of what you’ll learn in this book
Chapter 1 discusses the employer’s perspective on resumes and cover letters — what they expect and what they want.
In Chapter 2, you’ll learn about customizing and tailoring your resume and cover letter to specific jobs and situations.
Chapter 3 is about making the most of your college experience — learning to depict numerous aspects of your college years as relevant to the career you seek.
Chapter 4 teaches you to portray your skills as transferable and applicable to your post-college career.
Chapter 5 discusses the importance of showcasing your accomplishments, even though, as a college student, you may feel you don’t have accomplishments.
Chapter 6 reviews keywords, a crucial resume and cover-letter component and teaches you to identify the keywords that will enable your documents to be found in database searches.
Chapter 7 focuses on the readability aspects of your resume and cover letter — eliminating typos/misspellings, choosing the right length for your documents, polishing their appearance, preparing them for online and postal-mail delivery, and more.
Chapter 8 provides worksheets checklists, and do’s and don’ts to develop your resume and cover Letter.
In Chapter 9, you’ll see samples of Surefire New-grad Resume and Cover Letter Samples. A collection of example resumes and cover letters is presented to inspire you. Read Chapter 9 now.