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Scott's #1 best-selling book, Signs of a Great Résumé, will teach you how to write a résumé that speaks for itself. This lighthearted book presents an effective approach to the serious business of writing résumés. Scott’s style is humorous, easy to understand and fun to read ...if he does say so himself!


Scott has developed a simple way to make your résumé speak for itself, using !@#$%, the Signs of a Great Résumé. Each sign showcases your experience and skills and highlights your greatest achievements and contributions.


In this book you’ll learn how to customize your résumé for each job using !@#$%, how to write a great cover letter and more.


Buy Signs of a Great Résumé on Amazon.com. Now available in paperback and on Kindle. Veterans, transitioning service members and military families can get great new jobs in the civilian sector with Signs of a Great Résumé: Veterans Edition.


Scott Vedder conducted over 5,000 interviews as a recruiter at a Fortune 100 company.  He quickly discovered that a good résumé is truly hard to come by and that most applicants don't have a clue what recruiters want to see.

Scott has been personally invited to the White House, recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management, Women Unlimited and the Metropolitan Business Association, LGBT Chamber of Commerce for his contributions and for helping job seekers around the world.

Scott's book "Signs of a Great Résumé" is a #1 best-selling book on Amazon.com and has been 




#1 Best Selling


Signs of a Great Résumé has helped professionals from a diverse range of jobs write a résumé that speaks for itself.  Scott's many success stories include people from these diverse careers and many more!


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About the author

Résumé: Veterans Edition helps veterans, transitioning service members and their families write a résumé that speaks for itself, using

!@#$%, the Signs of a Great Résumé. Learn More


Numbers that prove past successes


What are the Signs of a Great Résumé?

Recruiter & Speaker

Scott workS For you!

TESTIMONIALS about the Book

Signs of a Great Résumé: VETERANS EDITION Learn how to explain and quantify your valuable military experience in a way civilian recruiters can understand. Signs of a Great


Figures that show growth and results

Experiences that were "amazing!"

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endorsed as "Recommended Reading" by the Central Florida Employment Council (CFEC) and the Central Florida Jobs Initiative.  Scott is often quoted as an expert resource and is a regular contributor to a number of international blogs, magazines, syndicated newspaper columns and web sites. Scott has also been interviewed on dozens of live television and radio news programs. To read Scott's latest news, click here. 

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  • Government Contracts
  • Business Development
  • Office Management
  • Urban Engineering
  • Software Development
  • Environmental Audit
  • Dental Assistant
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Conference Organizer
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Human Services Teacher
  • Organization Management
  • Stage Manager
  • Cruise Line Officer
  • Military Veteran
  • Sales
  • Hospitality
  • Administration
  • Corrections
  • Photography
  • Aerospace
  • Paralegal
  • Entrepreneur
  • Accounting
  • Education
  • HRBP
  • Cargo Expediter
  • Food Service
  • Bookkeeper

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  • Telemarketing
  • Entertainment
  • Travel Services
  • Purchasing
  • Nursing
  • Debt Collection
  • Warehousing 
  • Data Entry
  • Programmer
  • Contract Writer
  • Car Sales
  • Inventory Clerk

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Important places, dates and things

  • Public Services
  • Real Estate
  • Labor Analysis
  • Training
  • Legal Services
  • I.T. Administration
  • Military / Defense
  • Mental Health
  • Manufacturing
  • Wine Sommelier
  • Records Analyst
  • Attorney
  • Adjunct Professor
  • CNA Home Aide
  • Staffing Manager