ERIC Number: ED400374
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
A Winning Resume: A Guide to Writing an Effective Resume for Older Job Seekers.
This guide begins with a description of what a resume is and why it is important to have a resume. It explores kinds of resumes and recommends the type of background information that a resume should include. A list of guidelines for preparing a list of accomplishments follows. The elements of a resume are then outlined. The guide also contains the following: special tips for the older worker; resume writing checklist; phrases to consider in resumes, marketing letters, or interviews; a list of sample functional areas for a functional resume; a list of skill words; chronological resume format; functional resume format; and five sample resumes. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Experience, Employment Experience, Job Search Methods, Middle Aged Adults, Older Adults, Older Workers, Personnel Selection, Qualifications, Resumes (Personal)
American Association of Retired Persons, Fulfillment, 601 E Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20049 (1-15 copies, free; 50 copies, $10; stock number D13961).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.