Reston, VA (PRWEB) February 18, 2009
VisualCV.com, a web site where professionals can create a free resume online, has released an ebook for professionals wanting to maximize their career. Using solid principles and VisualCV's resources, professionals will learn to present themselves more effectively to counter the economic downturn.
The book, titled: "Insider's Guide to VisualCV" has strategies and tips to extract the power of VisualCV for career progression, business development, or networking. The book is a guide to using VisualCV's [free resume builder to create a resume that communicates value. It leads job seekers through the process of deciding what to include, how to include it, and how to position it for maximum impact using VisualCV.com.
The book is full of tips for online resumes, such as:
- Why resumes with a clear objective lead to jobs with the most job satisfaction.
- Why one resume isn't adequate.
- When to hire a job coach.
- How to organize a resume.
- Learn to minimize employment gaps to reduce potential red flags.
The first tip is key to a productive job search. Many people, when they feel desperate to find a job, make the mistake of saying they'll take any job. It's better is to have a clear objective for an effective job search. "Employers want to know what you want to do and you need to tell them what you do best clearly and effectively. It's not anyone else's job to figure that out. For best results when looking for a job, take the time to define your goals before you write your resume," said Jeff Hunter, CEO of VisualCV, Inc.
Written by Louise Kursmark an author, executive resume writer, career consultant, and speaker, with more than 20 years of experience in the career management industry. Kursmark has written 20 career-related books and has earned many awards for her resume-writing skills. Her advice and expertise have been sought by ExecuNet, Netshare, CareerJournal.com, Bluesteps, FENG, BusinessWeek Online, and numerous radio programs.
Kursmark clearly outlines what is needed to write a powerful resume that gives prospective job seekers an edge in today's competitive job market. Included are free resume samples and examples of how to maximize VisualCV's free resume maker.
About VisualCV, Inc.
VisualCV, Inc. has reinvented the resume to make it more relevant for networking, business development, and career progression within today's Web 2.0 environment. VisualCV, Inc. provides technology and support for the VisualCV, the VisualCV.com community and "Powered by VisualCV" private-label platform. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, the company has received investments from one of the world's leading executive search firms, Heidrick & Struggles (NASDAQ: HSII), and Valhalla Partners.
Download the guide at http://www.visualcv.com/www/learning_center/insiders_guide.html, then use the free resume template to create a free resume online at http://www.VisualCV.com.