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It’s always good to make sure your resume stands out and meets today’s standards for your field. Don’t just rely on templates, check out the helpful suggestions and specific examples in these books. Once your amazing resume has landed you that interview, check out these books to help you land that job.

There are more books on these topics available in the circulating collection at the same call numbers. These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.

Call Number: 155.264 T561d Title: Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type Authors: Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron, and Kelly Tieger

Call Number: 351.73 W594h Title: How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Internships, Resumes and Cover Letters, Networking, Interviews, Salaries , Promotions, and More! Author: Lily Madeleine Whiteman

Call Number: 650.108 M322p Title: The Politics of Promotion: How High-Achieving Women Get Ahead and Stay Ahead Author: Bonnie Marcus

Call Number: 650.14 B496j Title: Job Hunting After 50 Author: Carol A Silvis

Call Number: 650.14 B619j Title: The Job Search Checklist: Everything You Need to Know to Get Back to Work After a Layoff Author: Damian Birkel

Call Number: 650.14 E566e Title: Expert Resumes for Military-To-Civilian Transitions (2nd ed.) Authors: Wendy S. Enelow and Louise M. Kursmark

Call Number: 650.14 F947o Title: 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions Author: Ron Fry

Call Number: 650.14 K35r 2015 Title: Resumes for Dummies Author: Laura DeCarlo

Call Number: 650.14 L665g 2011 Title: Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 3.0: How to Stand Out from the Crowd and Tap Into Hidden Job Market Using Social Media and 999 Other Tactics Today Authors: Jay Conrad Levinson and David E. Perry

Call Number: 650.14 L868p Title: The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success Author: Nicholas Lore

Call Number: 650.14 N748b Title: Gallery of Best Resumes for People Without a Four-Year Degree: A Collection of Quality Resumes by Professional Resume Writers (4th ed.) Author: David F. Noble

Call Number: 650.14 N748g Title: Gallery of Best Cover Letters: A Collection of Quality Cover Letters by Professional Resume Writers (4th ed.) Author: David F. Noble

Call Number: 650.14 N748gr Title: Gallery of Best Resumes: A Collection of Quality Resumes by Professional Resume Writers (5th ed.) Author: David F. Noble

Call Number: 650.14 O48t 2015 Title: 301 Smart Answer to Tough Business Etiquette Questions Author: Vicky Oliver

Call Number: 650.14 P969b Title: Blue Collar Resumes: Expert Resumes for Dirty Jobs — And Clean Ones, Too (2nd ed.) Author: Steven Provenzano

Call Number: 650.14 Q67p Title: The Perfect Interview: Your Key to Acing Job Interviews! Author: Dan Quillen

Call Number: 650.14 Q67pr Title: The Perfect Resume: Resumes That Work in the New Economy Author: Dan Quillen

Call Number: 650.14 R288 Title: Real-Resumes for Construction Jobs Author: Anne McKinney NOTE: Find other career specific resume guides at this same call number.
Social Work and Counseling; Restaurant, Food Service, and Hotel; Police, Law Enforcement, and Security; Legal and Paralegal; Medical; Teachers; Firefighting

Call Number: 650.14 S387r Title: Resume 101: A Student and Recent-Grad Guide To Crafting Resumes and Cover Letters That Land Jobs Author: Quentin J. Schultze

Call Number: 650.14 W322n Title: No Shorts, Flip-Flops, or Sunglasses: How to Get and Make the Most of Your First Real Job Author: John Wasserman

Call Number: 650.14 Y31kc 2014 Title: Knock’em Dead: Cover Letters (11th ed.) Author: Martin Yate

Call Number: 650.14 Y31k Title: Knock’em Dead: Job Interview: How to Turn Job Interviews into Job Offers Author: Martin Yate

Call Number: 650.14 Y31ks Title: Knock’em Dead: Social Networking For Job Search and Professional Success Author: Martin Yate

Call Number: 650.14 Y31kj Title: Knock’em Dead: Secrets and Strategies for First-Time Job Seekers Author: Martin Yate

Call Number: 650.14 Y31ku Title: Knock-em Dead: The Ultimate Job Search Guide 2016 Author: Martin Yate

Call Number: 650.142 B472e Title: The Elements of Resume Style: Essential Rules and Eye-Opening Advice for Writing Resumes and Cover Letters That Work Author: Scott Bennett

Call Number: 650.142 K969b Title: Best Resumes for College Students and New Grads: Jump-Start Your Career! (3rd ed.) Author: Louise M. Kursmark

Call Number: 650.142 R288f 2012 Title: Real-Resumes for Firefighting Jobs Author: Anne McKinney

Call Number: 650.142mj Title: Real-Resumes for Medical Jobs Author: Anne McKinney

Call Number: 650.142 R288r 2012 Title: Real-Resumes for Restaurant, Food Service and Hotel Jobs Author: Anne McKinney

Call Number: 650.142 R288sc 2012 Title: Real-Resumes for Social Work and Counseling Author: Anne McKinney

Call Number: 650.142 R288t 2012 Title: Real-Resumes for Teachers Author: Anne McKinney

Call Number: 650.142 Y31k Title: Knock’em Dead: Resumes (11th ed.) Author: Martin Yate

Call Number: 650.144 K358s Title: Successful Job Interviews for Dummies Author: Joyce Lain Kennedy

Call Number: 650.144 V774n Title: Nail That Interview: Answer Tough Questions, Make the Best Impression, and Get the Job Author: Tim Vincent

Call Number: 650.144 Y48s Title: Smart Answers to Tricky Interview Questions: How to Prepare for a Job-Winning Interview Author: Dr. Rob Young

Call Number: 658.409 B282h Title: How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Life Authors: Joanna Barsh and Susie Cranston

Call Number: 746.92 R846s Title: Style Bible: What to Wear to Work Author: Lauren A. Rothman

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