Ethos Professional Communication continues to develop resources that help individuals learn and practice principles of professional communication at their own pace.

Grounded in communication theory, these stand-alone materials provide user-friendly frameworks for understanding what constitutes effective, appropriate communication in specific contexts. Time-tested exercises and activities supplement discussions, helping individuals learn, practice, and integrate strategies that add power, confidence, and credibility to their messages.


Secrets of Résumés and Application Letters that Work: Strategies for Creating Materials that Stand Out & Land Interviews
As jobs remain scarce, employers stay selective about the applicants they interview. There are, however, ways a résumé and cover letter can set you apart from other candidates—if you know what to do.

Whether you’re entering the workforce, between positions, or looking to change jobs, Secrets of Résumés and Application Letters that Work can help you:

    • learn what experiences, training, and abilities employees want and need to know,
    • discover ways to discuss your talents with greater precision, clarity, and conviction,
    • showcase talents and experiences in ways that project confidence, not arrogance,
    • present industry and company knowledge in ways that enhance your credibility, and
    • leave a favorable, lasting impression on hiring managers.

Grounded in time-tested practices of effective communication, this book offers little-known strategies that can have a significant impact on the information you offer prospective employers. The rationale for each strategy clarifies why some techniques are more effective than others, helping you choose the best practices for your situation. Meanwhile, step-by-step exercises and activities throughout the book help you put these practices into action, ensuring the most competitive application documents.

  • Paperback: 180 pages
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0998138703
  • ISBN-13: 978-0998138701
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.4 x 10 inches

Secrets of Résumés and Application Letters that Work: Strategies for Creating Materials that Stand Out and Land Interviews is now available through bookstores,, and other online retailers.