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Career & Employment Resources: Resume/CV, Cover Letters & Interviewing

Career resources: occupation information, resumes, cover letters, interviewing skills, and more

E-Books: Letters, Resumes, Interviewing

Writing Resumes and Cover Letters









Resume Types:

  • CHRONOLOGICAL: This the most common resume, which highlights your work employment history. It lists your education and experience in reverse order, starting with your current or most recent job. 
  • FUNCTIONAL: This resume highlights your transferable skills and experience that are most relevant to an employer. Ideal for career changers or those with gaps in their employment history.

Examples of resume formats, courtesy of American University.
See also The Resume Guide by CareerOneStop.

Interview Skills [04:58]

"Looking for interview tips? In this video, we dissect an entire job interview from start to finish. We analyze everything from common interview questions to etiquette and how to follow up."

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Powerful Phrases for Successful Interviews

Hiring expert Tony Beshara knows the words that trigger "yes" in the minds of employers--and in his handy new book, he arms candidates with hundreds of ready-to-use responses to even the toughest interview questions. Covering entry-level to executive positions and encompassing all industries, Powerful Phrases for Successful Interviews propels job seekers through every stage of the process.

101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions

This no-nonsense guide will prepare you to leverage the trickiest questions to your advantage. Learn how to deal gracefully with complicated case interviews, various personality types, and even potentially illegal questions, all while avoiding common mistakes. Read it online

101 Smart Questions to Ask on Your Interview

From what to ask, when to ask it, and the kind of answers to expect, this book gives every candidate, from first-timers to seasoned pros, the practical information and advice they need to ace the entire interview and get their dream job.

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