Resumes and Cover Letters
CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, provides information on writing a resume, including: strategies for developing a resume, sample resumes, and effective resume marketing techniques.
CareerSearchDatabase.com provides a checklist to help develop and focus a resume.
Quintessential Careers offers an article on how to craft or update a resume. It includes tips on refocusing and restructuring experience, communicating brand, and elements to catch attention. It also shares many worksheets to help job-seekers prepare, including capturing transferable skills, listing keywords of job descriptions, and organizing accomplishments and experience.
Quintessential Careers shares an article for job-seekers and career-changers that includes steps for starting, updating or revising resumes.
Quintessential Careers offers an article on branding your resume, with several examples of headlines and personal/career branding statements.
Auxillium West has a fact sheet with tips on writing a resume. It includes the findings from a survey about resumes conducted by the Society for Human Resources Management in early 2000.
Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Chronicle of Philanthropy discusses the importance of the cover letter. The article states that the cover letter should be tailored to the job being filled, straightforward, and well written.
College Art Association
The College Art Association offers guidelines for curriculum vitae for museum professionals. It encourages applicants to remember that individuals outside the field are frequently involved with the search process.
Quintessential Careers notes that a curriculum vita tends to be used more than a resume in the scientific and teaching fields. It lists the typical categories that are included in a curriculum vita and provides samples.
Rockport Institute has advice on writing a resume. It discusses structure and format and offers tips for presenting information most effectively.