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Best Resumes and Letters for Ex-Offenders

Best Resumes and Letters for Ex-Offenders

Impact Publications
  • Date:: 2021
  • Author:: Wendy S. Enelow and Ronald L. Krannich
  • ISBN:: 978-1-57023-409-5
Product Code: 26569


Best Resumes and Letters for Ex-Offenders is the first book to address the unique job search challenges facing ex-offenders as they prepare to communicate their qualifications to employers. Written by two of America’s leading career experts, this book is jam-packed with the latest information, tips, strategies, and examples of what you must do in order to get the critical job interview. It includes:

  • 25 things you MUST know about resumes and letters
  • 35 resume and letter writing mistakes you should avoid
  • 19 frequently asked questions with expert advice
  • Step-by-step instructions on developing each resume section
  • 40 examples of chronological and functional resumes
  • 8 types of job search letters you should write
  • 42 examples of effective letters
  • Resume and letter evaluation forms
  • Resume writing worksheets
  • 400+ action verbs and personality descriptors
  • Re-entry resources and digital skills for ex-offenders

Follow the principles, tips, and examples outlined in this book and you, too, will join the growing ranks of ex-offenders who have transitioned from rap sheet to resume. They began changing their broken but hopeful lives by finding a good job. As you will soon learn, a well-crafted resume and letter can open the doors of employers. Best of all, you’ll get interviewed and hired, because you organized an effective job search according to the many principles outlined in this special book.