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Resumes in Cyberspace Your Complete Guide to a Computerized Job Search

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ISBN-10: 0764114891

ISBN-13: 9780764114892

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Pat Criscito

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Resumes in Cyberspace has been updated to take full advantage of all the latest Internet trends and technology. This new edition shows how to use the Web and a number of commercial sites to land a job.
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 322
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Prefacep. vii
About the Authorp. ix
What Is an Electronic Resume?p. 1
The Scannable Resumep. 2
The E-mailable Resumep. 3
The Multimedia Resume for Your Home Pagep. 4
The Paper Resume Is NOT Dead!p. 4
Sample Resumesp. 6
Some Optionsp. 10
How to Write the Perfect Electronic Resumep. 11
Step-by-Step Writing Processp. 11
Creating an ASCII Text Filep. 19
Some Don'tsp. 21
Sample Resumesp. 22
Power Verbsp. 27
Keywordsp. 32
The Journey of the Scannable Resumep. 37
Optical Character Recognition (OCR)p. 37
Faxed Resumes That Never See Paperp. 39
Applicant Tracking Systemsp. 40
Which Companies Scan Resumes?p. 42
Designing the Perfect Scannable Resumep. 49
The Complete Guide to Style, Fonts, Paper, and So Onp. 49
Sample Scannable Resumesp. 56
Designing the Perfect E-mailable Resumep. 73
What Is E-mail?p. 73
A Word About Confidentialityp. 78
The Equipment and Software You Needp. 79
How to Find E-mail Addressesp. 82
Steps for Creating an ASCII Text File of Your Resumep. 84
Sample E-mailable Resumesp. 87
Sending a Binary Filep. 95
How to E-mail Your Resume Directly to a Company's Recruiterp. 97
Using the Internet in Your Job Searchp. 99
What Is the Internet?p. 99
What Is the World Wide Web?p. 101
How to Post Your Resume to the Internetp. 103
Posting Your Resume Directly to a Company's Home Pagep. 105
Resume Databases and Job Banksp. 117
Career-related Internet Sitesp. 118
Online Services and Your Job Searchp. 187
America Onlinep. 188
CompuServep. 189
Earthlinkp. 190
Junop. 191
Microsoft Networkp. 191
Prodigyp. 192
Career Resources on the Web and E-Networkingp. 195
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About a Job Search!p. 196
Researching Potential Employersp. 200
Building a Virtual Networkp. 203
How to Use Newsgroups (Usenet)p. 206
Using Mailing Lists to Make Contactsp. 216
Professional Associations and Your Networkp. 220
Colleges and Your Electronic Job Searchp. 256
Creating a Home Page for Your Resumep. 279
Why Create a Home Page for Your Resume?p. 279
How to Create a Home Pagep. 280
Adding Multimedia to Your Resumep. 286
Where and How to Upload Your Home Pagep. 288
Getting the Word Outp. 293
Getting Professional Helpp. 294
Into the Futurep. 295
The Electronic Revolution Isn't Over Yetp. 295
How to Keep Up with the Timesp. 295
Strategies for Finding New Online Resourcesp. 296
Glossary: The Terms You Need to Knowp. 305
Indexp. 311
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