Best Resumes and Letters for Ex-Offenders: The Ultimate Rap Sheet-to-Resume Guide for People With Not-So-Hot Backgrounds (Paperback)

Best Resumes and Letters for Ex-Offenders: The Ultimate Rap Sheet-to-Resume Guide for People With Not-So-Hot Backgrounds By Wendy S. Enelow, Ronald L. Krannich Cover Image

Best Resumes and Letters for Ex-Offenders: The Ultimate Rap Sheet-to-Resume Guide for People With Not-So-Hot Backgrounds (Paperback)

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Finding a good job is the best way to quickly transform one's life. That's especially true for ex-offenders with red flags in their backgrounds. Knowing employers are reluctant to hire them, many ex-cons face rejections and lose hope. Indeed, lacking job search smarts - from properly writing resumes, networking for job leads, and acing job interviews -- many go from one dead end job to another . . . and then back to prison. For many, their odorous rap sheet becomes their resume The good news - most ex-offenders ARE employable. Indeed, each year thousands of ex-cons find rewarding jobs that change their lives. They discover many employers are willing to give them a second chance. But these job seekers must first communicate their qualifications to prospective employers through powerful resumes and letters -- the most important step for getting a job interview.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 resumes35 writing mistakes you should avoid19 frequently asked questions and expert adviceStep-by-step resume writing instructions 40 examples of 2 types of winning resumes8 types of job search letters 42 examples of effective letters you should writeResume and letter evaluation formsResume writing worksheets400+ action verbs and personality descriptorsRe-entry resources and digital skills for ex-offendersFollow 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 lives by finding a good job. You'll quickly discover that 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. 5-star unsolicited reviews of first edition on Amazon.com: "Excellent book Highly recommended " "Worth every penny." "A must for ex-offenders." "Great tips (for including prison experience) without lying.
THE AUTHORS WENDY S. ENELOW, CCM, MRW, JCTC, CPRW, is a recognized leader in the executive job search, career coaching, and resume writing industries. She is the author of more than 30 books and numerous articles and is frequently featured in leading publications and on numerous career-related websites. Her recent books include: Modernize Your Job Search Letters, Modernize Your Resume, and Best Keywords for Resumes, Letters, and Interviews. RONALD L. KRANNICH, Ph.D., is a leading career writer who has authored more than 100 books (8+ million copies), including several recent bestsellers for ex-offenders: The Ex-Offender's Quick Job Hunting Guide, The Ex-Offender's Job Interview Guide, The Ex-Offender's Re-Entry Success Guide, and Overcoming Employment Barriers. Ron specializes in producing and distributing books, DVDs, and training programs.
Product Details ISBN: 9781570234095
ISBN-10: 1570234094
Publisher: Impact Publications
Publication Date: October 7th, 2020
Pages: 272
Language: English