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Resume and Cover Letter Subject Guide

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Job and Career Accelerator

Job & Career Accelerator™ combines everything you need for a successful job search into one easy-to-use online application. With this innovative job-hunting system, you can: explore detailed information on over 1,000 different occupations, match your interests and skills with the career that's best for you, search over five million up-to-the-minute local and national job postings, create professional resumes and cover letters, practice and master interviewing skills, get invaluable tips and advice every step of the way—from your initial search to accepting an offer and conveniently organize and track your job-search progress all in one place.

Recommended E - Books

Beatty, Richard H. 175 high - impact cover letters [electronic resource] New York, NY : John Wiley & Sons, c2002.

Isaacs, Kim and Hofferber, Karen The career change resume [electronic resource] New York, NY : McGraw - Hill, c2003.

Recommended Books

0470873612Resumes for Dummies - Joyce Lain Kennedy
Call Number: 650.14 KE
ISBN: 0470873612

 

 

 

1593577788Step-by-step resumes : build an outstanding resume in 10 easy steps! - Evelyn U. Salvador
Call Number: 650.142 SA
ISBN: 1593577788

 

 

 

1593576676Amazing résumés : what employers want to see--and how to say it - Jim Bright and Joanne Earl
Call Number: 650.142 BR
ISBN: 1593576676

 

 

 

159357661715-minute cover letter : write an effective cover letter right now - Michael Farr and Louise M. Kursmark
Call Number: 650.142 FA
ISBN: 1593576617

 

 

 

1598696734Knock 'em dead cover letters : great letter techniques and samples for every step of your job search - Martin Yate
Call Number: 650.142 YA
ISBN: 1598696734

 

 

World Wide Web Resources

The Damn Good Resume  
"The website of Yana Parker and his popular books on resumes includes resume writing tips, job search questions and answers, help in identifying skills and talents, and solutions to typical tough resume problems (such as gaps in work history)."

The First and Best Cover Letters
The online version of the standard guide to employment letters by William S. Frank. Nicely divided into sections corresponding to stages or events in a typical job search. Includes an introduction on how to write a great letter and sample letters are included.

JobStar Resume Guide -- Resumes & Cover Letters
"This site has it all -- from explaining what a resume is to resume samples (chronological and functional), cover letters, tips, and so much more."

Rebecca Smith's eResumes & Resources
"This site gives you step-by-step instructions on how to create an ASCII resume. It also contains good information on using the Internet in your job search."

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