Guides to Professional English

CVs, Resumes, and LinkedIn

A Guide to Professional English

Authors: Wallwork, Adrian

  • Enables the reader to present a confident image at interviews
  • Crucial tool helps create CVs that will yield positive outcomes
  • Offers a simple template to help you get the job of your dreams
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About this book

Are you a graduate, postgraduate or PhD student? Are you simply looking for a new job in the private or public sector, in research or industry? If your aim is to produce a professional CV or resume, then this book is for you. Based on interviews with recruiters and HR managers, and an analysis of hundreds of CVs from around 40 different countries, the book is structured as a series of FAQs.

Topics covered include:

  • how recruiters and HR people analyse a CV
  • whether using a template is a good idea
  • the difference between a CV and a resume
  • how to present your personal details and whether to include a photo
  • how to write an Executive Summary
  • what to write in each section (Education, Work Experience, Skills, Personal Interests)
  • how to write dates
  • how to highlight your language, communication and team skills
  • how to get and write references

You will also learn some hints and strategies for writing a:

  • cover letter
  • LinkedIn profile
  • reference letter
  • bio

The last chapter of the book contains a simple template to help you get the job of your dreams!

About the authors

Wallwork, a native English speaker from the UK, has 25 years of experience teaching English at various IT companies in Pisa, Italy. He has published 13 books with Springer Science+Business Media.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

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eBook $14.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-0647-5
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $19.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-0646-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
CVs, Resumes, and LinkedIn
Book Subtitle
A Guide to Professional English
Authors
Series Title
Guides to Professional English
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4939-0647-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4939-0647-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-0646-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 200
Number of Illustrations and Tables
40 b/w illustrations
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