Recommended Web Sites
- About.com provides an extensive array of free sample resumes, templates and examples.
- Monster.com: Resumes & Letters includes writing tips and samples by job type.
- JobStar Central, which targets job-seekers in Northern California, provides resume and cover letter samples. Make sure to scroll down the page a bit, as the top of the site is dedicated to ads by Google.
- Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides online workshops to assist you with creating a resume and cover letter.
Log in with your library card to Ferguson's Career Guidance Center and check the Skills area where you can view and download sample resumes and cover letters as well as get tips on acing the job interview.
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Also, the library offers access to Microsoft Word 2007 on its public computers. In Word, there are templates for resumes, cover letters and more that you can use, modify and then save to your USB drive and/or print out for an employer. To access the templates, open up Word, click on the Windows button in the upper left corner, choose New and then select My templates... which is the 3rd item listed under Templates. Click on the Jobs & Career tab to see sample resume and cover letter templates which you are free to use.