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How Much Does Resume Software Cost?

 
low costSoftware: $10-$40average costOnline Resume Builders: Free-$25 Per Year
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Resume software and online resume builders offers users a DIY alternative to pricier custom resume services and can help job-seekers tools to check for errors or missing information.

Typical costs:

  • Resume software for a PC or Mac typically costs $10-$40. For instance, Resume Maker[1] sells for $20 shipped at Amazon and offers 1,250 resume samples, 150,000 key phrases, and a resume checker to look for mistakes or omissions. For $32, Nova WinWay Resume Deluxe[2] includes more than 14,000 example resumes for a variety of careers, 116,000 key phrases, 400 cover letters, 250 themes, and 400 fonts. The software also posts resumes to online career sites and includes a multimedia job interview simulator.
  • Online resume builders typically range from free memberships to $25 per year. For example, How To Write a Resume[3] offers free accounts, which include step-by-step instructions, instant formatting and key phrases. Upgraded accounts are available for $10.99 a year, which include access to more resume templates and font styles. The service also includes free resume submission to 100 online job search sites, to users who manually register with those sites.
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What should be included:
  • Resume software and online resume builders guide job seekers through a series of questions about their previous work experience, skills, and education. With built-in key phrases and grammar tools, resume software often includes cover letters and additional job-search functions.
  • A number of attractive templates should be included, with the user's information automatically formatted at the click of a button.
  • Resume software should include the ability to export a completed resume in a Word document or PDF to give to employers. Some software also allows users to import a current resume in order to edit and reformat it.
  • Online resume editors often include a free trial period of one or two weeks. For instance, The Resume Builder[4] gives customers 14 days to review the product before purchase the $15 annual subscription. Users must pay the fee before retrieving a resume and submitting it to employers.
  • Both resume software and online resume creators should offer access to customer support staff for troubleshooting.
Additional costs:
  • Shipping costs for resume building software typically costs $2-$9.
Discounts:
  • Amazon[5] sells resume software in the $8-$35 price range, often with free shipping for orders of $25 or more.
Shopping for resume software:
  • Top Ten Reviews[6] rates various resume software brands according to a variety of features such as editing tools, ease of use, and social media integration. The site also includes a helpful video about what to include in a resume[7] .
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External Resources:
  1.  www.amazon.com/Individual-Software-Inc-PMM-R16-Professional/dp/B002NWXOQ0
  2.  www.novadevelopment.com/software/winway-resume-deluxe-129023?rs4=NO_US_GOOG_0311&gch=1&...
  3.  www.howtowritearesume.net
  4.  www.theresumebuilder.com
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  7.  resume-writing-software-review.toptenreviews.com/resume-writing-software-c87-video-2.html
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