Resumes & Cover Letters

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Career Services University of Waterloo
Provides a 15-page handout on print and electronic resumes that covers all the basics and includes an extensive list of examples.
Career Services CV Writing
The University of Waterloo has posted instructions and a worksheet for writing a Curriculum Vitae
Career Victory
The site features free tips for resume success and Resume Calculator, an interactive tool to help you decide which type of resume format best suits you.
1001 cover letters for consultants, career changers, and job seekers.
Damn Good Resume
The site of "Damn Good Resume" author, Yana Parker. Has resume tips, links to other useful resume web sites, and several sample resumes.
Create an account and experiment with different formats and versions. When you're ready, you can download your finished resume into a Word document.
eResumes and Resume Writing Services
free sample resumes and professional resume examples, resume cover letters, templates and formats; resume posting and resume blasting -- all the resume help and tips you will need to design, write, post and distribute professional or professional-quality resumes and cover letters.
Monster Resume Center
Lots of free resume tips and samples. Includes advice about dos and don'ts, suggestions for how to handle resume dilemmas, and examples of cover letters.
Owl at Purdue: Workplace Writers
A wide spectrum of help in writing cover letters, using action verbs, creating resumes or curriculum vitae, and writing acceptance letters, plus more.
Site offers examples of how not to write a resume and reminds job seekers about the importance of proofreading your resume.
Resume and CV Formats from Microsoft
There are both basic and job specific formats, even situation specific formats. Have a look!
Resume Guide from Susan Ireland
The site is full of helpful information about resume writing, e-resume formatting, and cover letter writing. Has free online workshops and many sample resumes (for specific occupations), cover letters, and thank you letters.
Riley Guide To Internet Job Searching
Site provides one of the best overall guides to using the web for your job search. The Resume and Cover Letters page includes step-by-step instructions for preparing and posting Internet resumes as well as numerous links to sites with resume help.
Sample Resumes
Choose from dozens of job specific resume formats, plus some tips and hints about resume writing.
Virginia Tech: Resume Formats and Samples
Free resume templates in a variety of styles and formats.
A free service that enables you to create a dynamic, online resume and send it to employers and colleagues.