Letters & Resumes

Cover Letters


Sample Cover Letters – Numerous links to sample cover letters to meet a variety of job search situations.

Recruiting Questions Answered: To Cover Letter or Not Cover Letter by Amanda Matthews This blogger thinks cover letters aren’t necessary.

Resumes & Cover Letters – Access to numerous links to articles, advice and answers to questions about resumes and cover letters.

How To Write A Great Letter – Access to numerous sample cover letters.

Showcase Your Personal Brand in Your Cover Letter – Suggests that a tailored cover letter is a way to get noticed, to showcase your brand and tell the employer what you can do for the business.

6 Secrets to Writing a Great Cover Letter – Tips on making your cover letter stand out and not scream “cut-and-paste!”

Cover letters: Types and Samples

How to Write a Cover Letter by Susan Adams

How to Write a Cover Letter Employers Will Actually Read



Free Resume templates: 279 professional samples in Word

Pick the Best Resume Format for You by Marcelle Yeager

Returning to Work: How to Have an Effective Resume by Michele Unangst

25 Great Resume Templates for All Jobs by Kristen Felicetti

5 Creative Resumes That Got Millennials Hired

The Best (and Worst) Words to Have on Your Resume by Tony Valdivieso

Best Way To Explain Your Job-Jumping Past by J.T. O’Donnell

How to Write a Resume 

Writing a Resume

Sample Resumes – Sample resume templates and formats for numerous types and levels of positions, special circumstances and specific positions such as culinary/restaurant, construction, electrician and college graduate, and more.

5 Tips for Building a Resume – Advocates a properly constructed resume and describes how to build one.

Resume Writing, Sample Resumes, Resume Builders – Access to numerous resumes including chronological, functional, combination and other formatting and content guidance.

Resumes & Letters – Resume writing tips.

How to Put Volunteer Work on Your Resume – How to include volunteer work and community service on your resume.

3 Resume No-No’s– Things not to do.


Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview? The Crash Course—Finding, Landing and Keeping Your First Job – written by résumé expert, Ellen Gordon Reeves, covers, among other things, the do’s and don’ts of résumé writing and cover letters.

Thank You Letters


Job Interview Thank You Letter Writing and Samples By Alison Doyle

Thank You Letters (Tips for Writing Thank You Letters) By Alison Doyle

Thank-You Note Sample

Interview Thank You Letters – Guidelines and sample letters that address various circumstances.

After Interviews | Thank-You Letters | Follow Up – Post interview thank you letters and follow-up.