Pleasanton, CA, September 22, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- ResumeMaker by Individual Software, guides customers to help them write a professional resume and land a new job. With the rise in unemployment rates, the timing of this new software release could not be better. The U.S. government reports that unemployment rates may continue to rise through the end of 2011. ResumeMaker is the perfect tool to help job seekers recession-proof their careers.
“Layoffs are becoming prominent in every organization and in almost every field, due to the state of the economy. You never know when obstacles or opportunities will arise,” warns Diane Dietzler, Vice President for Individual Software. “The new features of ResumeMaker Professional keep job seekers informed about new jobs – at their desktop or on-the-go from a smart phone or mobile device.”
ResumeMaker Professional 17 is fast and easy to use, and now offers five easy ways to create a professional resume. Users may select the best way for their situation – saving time and getting the perfect resume. Step-by-step guides and insider advice make it fast while Automatic Resume Examiner checks for mistakes.
Certified by career professionals, ResumeMaker includes over 1,250 award-winning complete resumes that can be personalized with unique skills and qualifications. It also includes 14,000 complete, customizable quick and easy resumes and 150,000 phrases for nearly every career. A step-by-step cover letter guide provides hundreds of options and phrases for almost any situation.
Users can search all major job sites, 50,000 corporate sites, and classified ads to locate millions of job openings with one click. The program’s Advanced Targeted Job Search locates just the jobs that fit a user’s criteria. They can customize the job search by targeting important key factors including job title, geographic region, job boards, job type, experience, company size, and more. Job Feeder Alert™, an exclusive and advanced search tool, continuously alerts users of new jobs based on their search criteria and feeds them right to the desktop as they are posted.
The new, free ResumeMaker On-the-Go mobile app makes it easy to search for jobs on-the-go, and share resumes from a mobile device. Users can send saved resumes instantly to prospective employers from their mobile device.
ResumeMaker allows users to publish up to five resumes online at their own private web address, free of charge. This makes it convenient for users to send a resume link to their colleagues and friends to network for job opportunities via Facebook®, LinkedIn®, and Twitter™.
ResumeMaker helps customers land a job with many additional features. Users can build skills and confidence by responding to challenging questions Hiring Mangers ask in ResumeMaker’s Virtual Interview, prepare for industry and career questions by reviewing the profiles of hiring companies and get up-to-date salary information about the jobs applied for by title and geographic region. They can organize their job search using the Contact manager, and organize all of their personal information with the Job InfoSheet™ and arrive prepared to fill out any job applications.
ResumeMaker Professional 17 can be purchased at major retail stores throughout the U.S. and Canada and purchased or downloaded online at http://www.resumemaker.biz and carries a suggested retail price of $30. Colleges, universities, government agencies and public libraries can add this premium resume building program to their career centers to help students enter the workforce and unemployed workers find a job. To request an editor's review copy, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-822-3522. Founded in 1981, Individual Software is a leading publisher of personal productivity, business, and educational software.