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Career Resources - Writing Effective Resumes and Cover Letters
Resumes and Cover Letters are your first contact with a prospective employer and your best chance to interest them enough to offer you an interview. This page contains tips and information to make a great first impression.
Prescription for a Healthy Resume, by Former Communications Director Nancy Kincaid. Written for a Public Relations Meeting, this document contains great tips on resume writing, use of social media, and best methods of sending resumes.
Tips for Success-The Resume, by Worksmart on EDD CalJOBS website
This page covers tips on how to write a good resume, discusses different kinds of resumes, and lists good verbs to use when discussing your qualifications.
Creating Your Cover Letter, by myfuture.com. Contains easy-to-follow tips to consider when composing your cover letter.
The Quintessential Guide of Words to get Hired by, by Quint.com Career webpage. This includes powerful words to use in cover letters and resumes.
10 Resume Mistakes, by Quintessential Careers.com
Free sample resumes, by Freesampleresumes.com
Job Search Resources from A to Z, by Quint.com career webpage. This is a full listing of job search topics organized alphabetically.