Carroll College, Helena Montana


Here you'll find information on setting up and designing resumes and portfolios. There are also links to help with spelling and grammar issues that may arise. On the left column, we have compiled documents to assist with resumes and cover letters, and a list of action verbs to make your resume stand out.


About.comThis section of the site focuses largely on the creation of online portfolios.
QuintCareers.comThis section focuses on building a complete career portfolio.

Writing Effective Resumes

The following documents were created by Rosalie Walsh, director of Career Services to assist you in your job preparation.  They are also available in hard-copy format on the wall outside the Career Services Office.

Resumes and Cover Letters
Resume and Cover Letter Writing - A Complete Guide.
Your resume is your single most important document in your job search. Consider it your marketing tool--this packet will help you sell yourself more effectively. Remember, never send a resume without a cover letter. A cover letter is one more marketing tool and very essential to the application process.

Action Verbs
Action Verbs for Resumes.pdf
Utilizing action verbs in your resume is one of the most important ways to make your resume stand out in a crowd.


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