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.
|Resume Dictionary||This website is a great resource for students to improve their resume writing skills and help them secure employment and is a free service for anyone writing a resume. This is a dictionary based on KSA (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) and new entries are made weekly. The Resume Dictionary is written by HR Directors, teachers, and employers who know what to look for!|
|Resume Doctor||ResumeDoctor is considered the most respected authority on resumes and today's job market. They have been featured by CNN, The NY Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Toronto Globe, CFO Magazine, Fortune Magazine, and many others. The site provides many helpful resources, including "Ask the Resume Doctor" weekly column. Their advice is right-on.|
|Resume Help||Your resume is the starting point of your job search. Considering the time and effort you spend developing your skills, writing an effective resume is a comparatively small additional investment of time. An effective resume will put you in position to begin using your hard-earned skills.|
|RESUMAGIC.COM||Let a professional résumé writer prepare a résumé for you that highlights your skills and abilities and competes effectively in résumé databanks. Find a better job faster or get that promotion you want with an outstanding résumé we prepare for you!|
|Career Library||The Career Library EBSCO database offers patrons the ability to create resumes, work plans and research careers.|
|College Grad||CollegeGrad.com contains information about career choices, resume help, interview tips, and much more.|
|Accepted.com||Accepted.com, the premier admissions consulting and application essay editing service, helps you: write right, save time, distinguish yourself. They've been helping applicants like you gain acceptance to top schools and land great jobs since 1994 and provide exceptional advising and editing services along with a website of invaluable information.|
|Resume Apple||At ResumeApple, we give what we do best - masterfully crafted resumes that cater to a wide variety of employers across the United States. Thousands of jobseekers seek our services since we are far ahead of others in the industry. Despite the extremely competitive job scenario, ResumeApple candidates have always triumphed - they did not trust their resumes with any ordinary resume company.|
|TEAR TAYLOR: CAREER CORNER||We offer articles and tutorials to aid jobseekers looking for smart help in developing resumes, cover letters, thank you letters and other types of job letters. Plus, we provide a rich assortment of career articles offering useful guidance related to most areas of the job-hunting spectrum. To get started perusing our articles, just click on an underscored link illustrated on this page.|
|Career Magic||This site offers good articles on the subjects of resumes, interviewing, interview attire, and much more.|
|Jobstar Central||This all-purpose job resource site focuses on resume advice, career guides, salary information, networking, etc|
|Women's Job List||Womensjoblist.com is a job search and resume promotion service for women with jobs and resumes from around the globe. The site also includes hundreds of career related articles written by top career counselors.|
|WorkBloom||WorkBloom contains resume, cover letter, and interview advice; as well as, a daily employment news blog.|
|About.com||This section of the site focuses largely on the creation of online portfolios.|
|QuintCareers.com||This section focuses on building a complete career portfolio.|
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 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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