This blog post from The Muse contains examples of cover letters for different types of job seekers that will help you craft a unique letter for your circumstances.
Cover Letters and Resumes
The Alliance has compiled this set of cover letter and resume resources from amongst its own offerings as well as those throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.
This blog post from The Muse contains eight examples of cover letters that will help you reassess your own 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.
HLoom provides 279 free resume templates, everything from sales representative to accountant.
Live 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.
Live Careers provides a free resume builder that will help you construct the most up-to-date looking resume.
Live 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.
Every year Money Magazine tells how your resume should be updated to reflect the current best practices in resume writing.
Rockport Institute has advice on writing a resume. It discusses structure and format and offers tips for presenting information most effectively.