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How To Write The Perfect Resume | Books & Resources

At The Perfect Resume we understand not everyone can afford our services, we also know you are equally as important as the C-level executives we work with. We still want to help. Below you will find a list of handy resources available through Amazon in either Kindle or hardcopy formats which can help you create your own Perfect Resume. 

Feel free to download a DIY Resume Template and when you harness the resume writing skill, engage with us so we can proofread/edit your perfect resume for you. Who knows, you may be offered a position as a Professional Resume Writer on our team!

If you have any questions or need support please email info@theperfectresume.com.au

Your resume is the most important financial document you'll ever create. When it works, so do you. Drawing on more than thirty years of experience, bestselling author Martin Yate shows you how to write a dynamic, effective resume that:
  • Stands out in a resume database
  • Builds a strong personal brand employers will want on their team
  • Passes recruiters' six-second scan test
  • Speaks to exactly what employers are looking for
The new edition of this classic guide includes dozens of sample resumes as well as cutting-edge advice on resume-writing tactics. With Knock 'em Dead Resumes, 12th Edition, you'll grab employers' attention--and score the job you want. Click here to learn more

Peterson’s Rip the Resume, authored by Torin Ellis, a well-known Human Capital Strategist, is a job search and interview power prep guide.

Infused with real-life examples, self-analysis exercises, and advice from an industry professional, Peterson’s Rip the Resume is more than a "how to write a better resume" book; it's a proven system designed to challenge job seekers to take complete control and responsibility during a job search. Follow a ground-breaking roadmap on your journey to becoming the candidate that employers are seeking - whether you are a millennial looking to launch an exciting and fulfilling career or an experienced individual exploring greater career opportunities. Click here to learn more

In this book, Dan Clay breaks down the exact method he’s carefully developed over a period of ten years and provides a precise, step-by-step set of instructions for crafting the perfect resume, down to the last period.

Unlike the dime-a-dozen recruiters turned career coaches who have never had to put themselves on the line in today’s brutally competitive job market, Dan offers practical, real-world experience gained from applying for and getting job offers from some of the most prestigious, competitive companies in the world. Click here to learn more
Resume Magic is a giant compendium of advice and before-and-after resume transformations explains resume creation and illustrates professional techniques with actual examples that show why the techniques work. Click here to learn more

Based on today's real-world job search trends, Modernize Your Resume shows job seekers how to craft a winning resume to meet the complexities of today's highly competitive and technologically driven employment market. Readers will learn to:

  • Write tight, lean, clean, and laser-focused content to keep readers engaged.
  • Integrate keywords that are vital to be found online.
  • Capture attention with a distinctive design.
  • Understand how to use today s modern resume for person-to-person job search as well as electronic, digital, and mobile search technologies.
  • 80+ resume samples demonstrate these strategies in action for real-life job seekers who have excelled in their search campaigns.

Clear guidelines and easy-to-follow examples give readers practical know-how for building a powerful resume for today. Click here to learn more

How to Write an Amazing IT Resume: Get the Interview Every Time Kindle Edition A resume book created for IT professionals! Whether you're looking for your first IT job, or you're a veteran with years of information technology experience, this book has everything you need. 

In How to Write an Amazing IT Resume, you'll discover: 
  • What information to include in your IT resume header (and what to leave off!)
  • How to get your resume past the automated screener
  • Why hiring managers like candidates who wear more than one hat (and how to show that kind of versatility)
  • Specific ways to show that you meet the IT recruiter's checklist
  • How to write an impressive IT career summary (that short paragraph at the top of your resume)
  • Why stealing bullet points from other resumes doesn't work (and how to build your own instead!)
  • How to turn basic bullet points into hooks (and 24 real-world IT examples of initial bullets transformed into attention-grabbing hooks)
  • Ways to submit your IT resume that will increase your chance of landing an interview
  • How to demonstrate well-roundedness, that elusive quality that IT hiring managers really notice
Click here to learn more
There's nothing easy and breezy about looking for a new job—whether you currently have one or not. But rather than succumbing to the panic that might convince you to hide under the covers, Resumes For Dummies arms you with the confidence you need to write a resume that will have prospective employers knocking at your door. Click here to learn more
Resume Psychology: Resume Hacks & Traps Revealed - Beat the Machine. Be Seen. Get Hired! Resume Psychology provides ethical resume hacks of processes, the people and technology impacting the resume. Learn what people expect of you during the recruiting process to make your resume more visible. How removing marketing language from your resume can improve your chances of being seen. How to justify text in your resume to make it more inviting to read. Avoiding the Kiss of Death on your resume. The keyword hack that applicant tracking software is watching for and how to leverage it. Click here to learn more
In this 2019 updated edition to the Amazon bestseller, the author of America’s largest career advice newsletter shares best practices and expert advice for writing a great resume, without the drama or agony, in a quick 90 minute read. Click here to read more