October 2008

Jobs and Careers · Resumes and Cover Letters

Books

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The Quick Resume & Cover Letter Book: Write and Use an Effective Resume in Only One Day
Michael J. Farr

Gallery of Best Cover Letters: A Collection of Quality Cover Letters by Professional Resume Writers
David F. Noble

No-Nonsense Cover Letters: The Essential Guide to Creating Attention-Grabbing Cover Letters that Get Interviews & Job Offers
Wendy S. Enelow

The Only Resume and Cover Letter Book You’ll Ever Need

Resume Writing Made Easy: A Practical Guide to Resume Preparation and Job Search
Lola Brown

Resumes for Dummies

Databases

Learning Express Library. This database offers step-by-step tutorials on creating resumes and cover letters. You can actually create and print your resume and cover letter from this database!

Ohio Career Information System. This database offers a wealth of information about creating resumes and cover letters. Just click on “Job Search” to learn about different types of resumes, and also view sample resumes and cover letters.

Websites

America’s Career InfoNet. This website offers a resume tutorial and also discusses cover letters.

Top 20 Resume Pet Peeves. ResumeDoctor.com surveyed 2,500 recruiters to find out their pet peeves concerning resumes. Find out what they liked and disliked!

Yahoo! HotJobs-Resume Basics. Read articles containing dos and don’ts of resume and cover letter writing.