A Closer Look at Résumés

Messmer, Max
September 2001
Strategic Finance;Sep2001, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p8
Academic Journal
The article offers advice on evaluating resumes. Resumes are meant to highlight a job applicant's strengths while deemphasizing their weaknesses. Discussion is given pertaining to resume styles and the type of information that can be gathered from potential employees' cover letters and outside interests.


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