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Table of Contents How to Use this Book X PART I: All About Resumes Chapter 1 Writing Your Resume X Chapter 2 Resume Makeovers X PART II: All About Cover Letters Chapter 3 Writing Your Cover Letter X Chapter 4 Cover Letter Samples X PART III: Sample Resumes Chapter 5 Resumes for Special Situations X 50-Plus Job Candidate (Management) X All Employment at One Company (Administrator) X All Employment at One Company (Financial Analyst) X All Employment at One Company (Vice-President) X At-Home Dad Reentering the Work Force (Sales) X At-Home Mom Reentering the Work Force (Interior Design) X At-Home Mom Reentering the Work Force (Nursing) X Career Changer (Advertising) X Career Changer (Computer Programming) X Career Changer (Daycare) X Career Changer (Education) X Career Changer (Fashion Design) X Career Changer (International Business) X Career Changer (Nursing) X Career Changer (Public Relations) X Career Changer (Publishing) X Career Changer (Travel) X Curriculum Vitae (College Administrator) X Curriculum Vitae (Doctor) X Displaced Homemaker (Administrator) X Displaced Homemaker (Caretaking) X Displaced Homemaker (Food Service) X Displaced Homemaker (Management) X Former Small Business Owner (Desktop Publishing) X Former Small Business Owner (Environmental Services) X Freelancer (Broadcasting) X Freelancer (Publishing X Frequent Job Changer (Copywriter) X Gaps in Employment History (Editor) X Immigrant (Senior Accountant) X Laid Off (Recruiter) X Military Background (Intelligence Specialist) X Military Background (Supervisor) X No Clear Career Path (Accounting) X No Clear Career Path (Human Resources) X Overseas Employment History (Field Administrator) X Part-Time Employment History (Retail Manager) X Physically Challenged (Broadcasting) X Physically Challenged (Engineering) X Physically Challenged (Medical Research) X Retiree Reentering the Work Force (Principal) X Short Employment History (Legal Assistant) X Short Employment History (Operations Clerk) X Temporary Employment History (Administration) X Weak Educational Background (Assistant Manager) X Weak Educational Background (Money Market Accountant) X Chapter 6 Accounting and Finance X Accountant (General) X Accountant (Senior) X Accounting Assistant X Accounting Clerk X Accounting Manager (Funds) X Accounting Manager (General) X Accounts Payable Clerk (General) X Accounts Payable Clerk (Senior) X Accounts Receivable Clerk X Actuarial Analyst X Assistant Portfolio Manager X Audit Manger X Auditor (Internal) X Auditor (IRS) X Bank Administrator X Bank Treasurer X Billing Clerk X Billing Supervisor X Bookkeeper (Agency) X Bookkeeper (General) X Bookkeeping Clerk X Budget Analyst X Certified Public Accountant (CPA) X Chief Financial Officer (CFO) X Collections Officer X Credit Analyst X Credit Manager X Financial Analyst X Financial Consultant (Consumer Markets) X Financial Consultants (General) X Financial Manager (General) X Financial Planner (Health) X Insurance Underwriter (General) X Insurance Underwriter (Senior) X Investment Broker X Junior Accountant X Loan Administrator X Loan Servicer X Management Accountant (Airline) X Management Accountant (Restaurant) X Mortgage Underwriter X Payroll Manager X Staff Auditor X Stock Broker X Tax Accountant X Tax Inspector X Vice-President of Administration and Finance X Vice-President of Finance X Chapter 7 Administration X Administrative Assistant (Department of Health) X Administrative Assistant (Education) X Administrative Assistant (Investments) X Administrative Assistant (Personnel) X Administrative Assistant (Recent Grad) X Administrative Assistant (Wholesale Distributor) X Administrative Director X Bank Teller X Data Entry Supervisor X Dispatcher (Medical) X Dispatcher (Terminal/Freight) X Executive Assistant X Executive Secretary (Banking) X Executive Secretary (Sales) X File Clerk X General Office Clerk X Inventory Control Analyst X Mail Room Supervisor X Office Manager (Computers) X Office Manager (Construction) X Office Manager (General) X Office Manager (International Business) X Office Manager (Legal) X Order Entry Clerk X Receptionist (General) X Receptionist (Imports) X Receptionist (Salon) X Secretary (Computers) X Secretary (Hospital) X Secretary (Production) X Secretary (Senior) X Shipping/Receiving Expediter X Staff Assistant X Stenographer X Telephone Operator X Ticket Agent X Typist X Vice-President of Administration X Chapter 8 Communications X Assistant Editor X Associate Editor X Author X Broadcast Producer X Columnist X Copy Editor X Correspondent X Editor X Editorial Director X Events Planner X Information Support Specialist X Journalist X Managing Editor X Production Editor X Proofreader X Public Relations (Fundraising) X Public Relations (Special Events) X Public Relations Assistant X Publicist X Radio Announcer X Radio Program Director X Reporter X Symposium Coordinator X Television Director X Television Producer X Television Production Engineer X Translator X Typesetter X Writer X Chapter 9 Computers and Information Technology X Applications Programmer (General) X Applications Programmer (Senior) X Applications Programmer (Senior) X Developmental Engineer X Director of Information Services X Hardware Engineer X LAN Administrator X Manager of Unix Network Administration X MIS Manager X Manager of Information Technology X Network Administrator X Operations Analyst X Project Manager X Sales Engineer X Subcontractor (Programming) X Systems Analyst (Custom Products) X Systems Analyst (Industrial) X Systems Engineer X Systems Programmer X Technical Engineer X Web Developer X Chapter 10 Education and Library Science X Archivist X Art Instructor X Assistant Dean of Students X Coach X College Professor X Computer Teacher X Daycare Worker X Developmental Educator X ESL Teacher X Foreign Language Teacher X Guidance Counselor X Head Teacher X Librarian X Library Technician X Music Teacher X Nanny X Physical Education Teacher X Principal X School Psychologist X Special Needs Educator X Teacher (Preschool) X Teacher (Kindergarten) X Teacher (Elementary School) X Teacher (Elementary School) X Teacher (Middle School) X Teacher (High School) X Teacher (High School) X Teacher Aide X Tutor X Vocational Counselor X Chapter 11 Engineering X Aerospace Engineer X Chemical Engineer X Civil Engineer X Electrical Engineer (Managerial) X Electrical Engineer (Product Development) X Electronics Engineer (Experienced) X Electronics Engineer (Recent Grad) X Engineering Consultant X Environmental Engineer X Facilities Engineer X Field Engineer X Industrial Engineer X Manufacturing Engineer X Marine Engineer X Materials Engineer X Mechanical Engineer (Costing and Standards) X Mechanical Engineer (Transportation) X Nuclear Engineer X Petroleum Engineer X Plastics Engineer X Product Engineer X Chapter 12 Executive Managerial X Assistant Store Manager X Assistant Vice-President (Banking) X Assistant Vice-President (Commercial Finance) X Branch Manager (Restaurant) X Branch Manager (Temporary Services) X Chief Executive Officer (CEO) X Chief Operations Officer X Claims Examiner X Controller (General) X Controller (International) X Director of Operations X District Manager X Executive Marketing Director X Field Assurance Coordinator X Food Service Manager X General Manager (Nightclub) X General Manager (Printing Company) X General Manager (Furniture Company) X HMO Administrator X Hospital Administrator X Import/Export Manager X Insurance Claims Controller X Insurance Coordinator X Inventory Control Manager X Management Consultant X Manager (Nonprofit and Charities) X Manufacturing Manager (Automotive) X Manufacturing Manager (Computer) X Operations Manager (Distributor) X Operations Manager (Financial Services) X Operations Manager (Human Services) X President (Banking) X President (Marketing) X Product Manager X Production Manager X Program Manager X Project Manager X Property Manager X Regional Manager X Retail Store Manager X Service Manager X Telecommunications Manager X Transportation Manager X Vending Manager X Vice-President (Construction) X Vice-President (Sales and Marketing) X Warehouse Manager X Chapter 13 Health and Medical X Cardiologist X Chiropractor X Clinical Director X Dental Assistant X Dental Hygienist (A) X Dental Hygienist (B) X Dental Technician X Dentist X Dietary Technician X Dietician X Emergency Medical Technician X Fitness Instructor X Health Services Coordinator X Home Health Aide X Hospital Supervisor X Lab Technician X Medical Records Clerk X Medical Technologist X MRI Coordinator X Nurse (Cardiac) X Nurse (Home Health Care) X Nurse (Intensive Care Unit) X Nurse (Medical/Surgical) X Nurse (Psychiatric) X Nurse (Psychogeriatric) X Nurse Administrator X Nursing Aide X Nursing Home Manager X Nursing Supervisor X Nutritionist X Occupational Therapist X Optician X Orthodontist X Pediatrician X Pharmacist X Pharmacy Technician X Physical Therapist (General) X Physical Therapist (Orthopedic) X Physicianís Assistant X Psychiatrist X Respiratory Therapist X Speech Pathologist X Surgeon X Veterinarian X Veterinary Assistant X Chapter 14 Human Resources X Assistant Personnel Officer X Assistant Vice-President of Human Resources X Benefits Coordinator X Compensation Manager X Director of Human Resources X Employee Relations Representative X Employment Consultant (General) X Employment Consultant (Specialized) X Facility Manager X Job Placement Officer X Labor Relations Specialist X Personnel Consultant X Personnel Manager X Recruiter (Agency) X Recruiter (Human Resources Department) X Recruiter (Human Resources Department) X Training Coordinator X Training Specialist X Vice-President of Human Resources X Chapter 15 Legal and Protective Services X Assistant Attorney General X Attorney (Civil Law) X Attorney (Commercial Law) X Attorney (Environmental Law) X Attorney (Labor Relations) X Contracts Manager X Correctional Officer X Correctional Officer/Peer Counselor X Court Officer X Court Reporter X Fire Fighter X Guard X Law Clerk (Corporate and Contract Law) X Law Clerk (Criminal Law) X Law Clerk (Judicial) X Law Student X Legal Assistant X Legal Secretary (Civil Law) X Legal Secretary (General Law) X Loss Prevention Manager X Ombudsman X Paralegal (Civil Law) X Paralegal (Corporate Law) X Paralegal (Real Estate Law) X Paralegal (State Department) X Patent Agent X Police Officer (Campus) X Police Officer (Municipal) X Police Sergeant X Security Manager X Chapter 16 Marketing and Sales X Account Executive X Account Manager X Account Representative X Ad Copywriter (Direct Mail) X Advertising Assistant X Advertising Coordinator X Advertising Manager X Assistant Account Executive X Callback Representative X Director of Subsidiary Rights X Insurance Agent X Manufacturerís Representative X Market Research Analyst X Marketing and Sales Director X Marketing Assistant X Marketing Consultant X Marketing Director X Marketing Intern X Marketing Manager X Merchandising Manager X Product Developer X Purchasing Agent X Real Estate Appraiser X Real Estate Broker X Real Estate Manager X Regional Account Manager X Regional Sales Manager X Retail Buyer X Sales Administrator X Sales Assistant (Equity) X Sales Assistant (General) X Sales Assistant (Investment) X Sales Executive X Sales Manager (Engineering) X Sales Manager (Industrial) X Sales Representative (Computers) X Sales Representative (Pharmaceuticals) X Sales Representative (Technical) X Salesperson X Senior Account Manager X Tele-Interviewer X Telemarketer X Telemarketing Director X Travel Agent (A) X Travel Agent (B) X Vice-President of Marketing X Vice-President of Sales (Furniture) X Vice-President of Sales (Pharmaceuticals) X Wholesale Buyer X Chapter 17 Science X Agricultural Scientist X Astronomer X Chemist (Analytical) X Chemist (Instrumentation and Computer Science) X Chemistry Research Assistant X Conversation Scientist X Farm Manager X Forest Scientist X Forester/Park Ranger X Geologist X Geophysicist X Laboratory Assistant X Laboratory Technician X Marine Biologist X Meteorologist X Physicist X Research Associate X Science Writer X Zoologist X Chapter 18 Service X Cashier X Caterer X Chef (Assistant) X Chef (Executive) X Chef (Pastry) X Cosmetologist X Customer Service Manager X Customer Service Representative (Credit) X Customer Service Representative (Sales) X Fast Food Worker X Flight Attendant (Lead) X Flight Attendant (Reserve) X Food Inspector X Hairstylist X Health Club Manger X Hotel Clerk X Hotel Concierge X Hotel Manager (Front Desk) X Hotel Manager (Housekeeping) X Restaurant Manager (Fast Food) X Restaurant Manager (Fine Dining) X Sanitation Inspector X Wait Person X Chapter 19 Social and Human Services X Case Manager X Case Worker/Legal Advocate X Counselor (Career Changer) X Counselor (Mental Health) X Counselor (School) X Economic Development Coordinator X Human Services Worker (General) X Human Services Worker (Juvenile and Family) X Program Coordinator X Program Director X Psychiatric Counselor X Psychologist X Social Worker (Juvenile) X Social Worker (School) X Therapist X Urban Planner X Chapter 20 Students Special Situations X College Student Applying for an Internship X Recent Grad School Grad (Communications) X Recent Grad School Grad (Criminal Justice) X Recent Grad School Grad (Finance) X Recent Grad School Grad (Journalism) X Recent Grad School Grad (Marketing) X Recent Grad School Grad (Sociology) X Recent High School Grad (Administration) X Recent High School Grad (Child Care) X Recent High School Grad (Public Relations) X Recent High School Grad (Service) X Recent MBA (A) X Recent MBA (B) X Recent MBA (C) X Recent MBA (D) X Recent MBA (E) X Recent MBA (F) X Recent MBA (G) X Some College But No Degree (Accounting) X Some College But No Degree (Administration) X Some College But No Degree (Management) X Transfer Student X The Majors Accounting Major X African-American Studies Major X Anthropology Major X Art History Major X Biology Major X Business Administration Major X Business Management Major X Chemistry Major X Classical Civilization Major X Classics Major X Communications Major X Computer Science Major X Criminal Justice Major X Culinary Arts Major X Earth Science Major X Economics Major X Education Major X Electrical Engineering Major X English Literature Major X English Major X Finance Major X Food Science Major X Geography Major X Gerontology Major X History Major X International Relations Major X Journalism Major X Linguistic Major X Management Information Systems (MIS) Major X Marketing Major X Mathematics Major X Mechanical Engineering Major X Music Major X Nursing Major X Nutrition Major X Occupational Therapy Major X Philosophy Major X Physical Therapy Major X Physics Major X Psychology Major X Sociology Major X Speech Major X Statistics Major X Studio Art Major X Theater Major X Theology Major X Western Civilization Major X Womenís Studies Major X Chapter 21 Technical X Aircraft Mechanic X Aircraft Pilot X Architect X Broadcast Technician X Building Inspector X Drafter X Electrician X Electronic Equipment Repairer X Engineering Technician X Landscape Architect X Millwright X Precision Inspector X QA Test Technician X Quality Control Inspector X Research and Development Technician X Surveyor X Technical Illustrator X Technical Instructor X Technical Support Specialist X Technical Writer X Telecommunications Consultant (Cable) X Telecommunications Consultant (General) X Chapter 22 Visual and Performing Arts X Actor X Art Administrator X Art Director X Choreographer X Comedian X Commercial Artist/Instructor X Dancer X Desktop Publisher X Fashion Designer X Film Production Assistant X Graphic Designer (A) X Graphic Designer (B) X Interior Designer X Model X Musician X Photographer X Production Coordinator X Production (Tour) Manager X Talent Agent X Theatrical Director X Visual Artist X Chapter 23 Resumes and Cover Letters in the Electronic Age X Advertising Account Executive E-Resume Financial Planner E-Resume Pharmaceutical Sales E-Resume Resume Index
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