Write a Resume and Get that Job with New Book: "Happy About My Resume" by Barbara Safani

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Looking for work? Look at your resume first -- that's what recruiters will do. You have about 15 seconds to capture their attention. Career Expert Barbara Safani shows how to build a resume that's a powerful sales tool for landing a job.

With a deepening recession, a lot of people are looking for a job -- and job hunts usually begin with a resume. In her new book, "Happy About My Resume, 50 Tips for Building a Better Document to Secure a Brighter Future," Barbara Safani outlines a step-by-step strategy for writing a resume that gets results. Safani guides job seekers on writing a resume or improving an existing resume.

A resume represents an entire career. It's a personal sales tool. Yet job seekers only have seconds to make a good impression. That's because hiring managers only look at a resume for 15 seconds or less. A poorly written resume that doesn't stand out in the pile means someone else will get called for that interview.

The book gives 50 tips to write a compelling and powerful resume. Safani provides practical and easy-to-follow advice as well as numerous samples that show each of her tips in action. Her popular career management tips have been featured on CNN, ABC, FOX, and ROBtv. With her sound advice, Safani brings out the best in everyone, personally and professionally.

Author Barbara Safani is a career coach who owns Career Solvers and has spend over 12 years helping professionals manage their careers. She has helped people of all levels manage careers from her experience as a recruiter and executive coach. She takes a topic that can be overwhelming and breaks it down into simple steps for professionals of any level to follow.

'Happy About My Resume' can help everyone from the laid off worker to someone wanting to change jobs. We all face an uncertain job outlook in this uncertain economy which means even those who are employed should have an updated resume ready. Recruiters, who see dozens of poorly written resumes every day, recommend this book to people they represent. "If a fraction of the resumes that crossed my desk included what is in this book, most of those people would be hired and retained long term," said Chason Hecht, President, Retensa Retention Experts (http://www.retensa.com)

Bettina Seidman, President of Career Counselors Consortium http://www.careercc.org said: "'Happy About My Resume' is absolutely on message about resume development, resume headlines, and core resume accomplishments. With clear and concise language, she describes and demonstrates the truly important concepts, strategies, and tactics of writing a resume. Barbara has written a wonderful book for career counselors and coaches, job changers, and business consultants."

"'Happy About My Resume' is a valuable guide to writing the most fundamental marketing document you'll ever create -- and more important, to thinking about your professional choices, which will in turn shape the quality of the information you are able to write on your resume," said David Teten, CEO, Teten Advisors (http://www.teten.com)

Improve your resume and a brighter future with Happy About My Resume. Purchase at Happy About http://www.happyabout.info/myresume.php, Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/Happy-About-My-Resume-Building/dp/160005112X), and at bookstores everywhere.

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  • Title: Happy about My Resume
  • Subtitle: 50 Tips for Building a Better Document to Secure a Brighter Future
  • Author: Barbara Safani
  • Date of Publication:
  • Price: Paperback $19.95, eBook $11.95
  • ISBN: Paperback: 1-60005-112-X
  • ISBN: eBook: 1-60005-113-8
  • Library of Congress Control Number:

About Happy About®
Happy About® books deliver wisdom. Our books are smaller, compact, high-impact reads that are typically 100-150 pages and are delivered in paperback, eBook, or podbook format. Visit Happy About http://www.happyabout.info 408-257-3000 for more info. For quantity discounts, please contact the publisher, Mitchell Levy at mlevy at happyabout dot info.

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A free copy of the book is available to the press upon request. Please send an e-mail to prupdate at happyabout dot info

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