The Perfect CV: Stand Out from the Competition and Get the Job You Really Want

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How to land the job you really want. Today, more than ever, it takes a powerful CV to open doors to the opportunities you want. The right CV defines your objectives, your talent, and the unique benefits you offer. Done right, it also gets this vital information into the hands of the right decision makers. Based on new research into hiring and staffing methods, electronic screening systems, and public and private job banks, The Perfect CV puts you ahead of the pack, whether you are after your first job or a competitive senior slot. Learn how today's employment process has radically altered the way CVs are used and jobs are filled. Assess your key strengths, capabilities and experiences, and focus them toward the situations you want most. Choose formats and delivery methods that are best able to penetrate electronic and bureaucratic pre-screening systems and get interviews Use e-mail and custom cover letters to spotlight your worth. Review case histories showing how people with special needs adapted their resumes and letters to get heard. Decide how to present yourself in a way that makes the most of your talents and skills