Friday, February 27, 2009

Resume Resources

The Wellesley Free Library now has a Career Center, featuring resources to help you jump-start your new career. Resume books are the most popular at the moment, so here's a short selection of some titles to help you revamp or write your resume:

30-minute résumé makeover : rev up your résumé in half an hour / Louise Kursmark CAREERS 650.14 Kursmark

The only resume and cover letter book you'll ever need / [edited by Richard Walsh] CAREERS 650.14 Only

The quick résumé & cover letter book : write and use an effective résumé in only one day / Michael Farr CAREERS 650.142 Farr

Step-by-step resumes : build an outstanding resume in 10 easy steps / Evelyn U. Salvador CAREERS 650.142 Salvador

If it's online resources you favor, check out these helpful sites:

Jobstar Central - A variety of links, tips, and sample resumes are featured here

Susan Ireland's Resumes - From the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Perfect Resume, this site features 90 sample resumes, arranged by format and occupation, with other resources.

Virginia Tech's Career Services - A clearinghouse for all things related to resumes.

Google Docs Resume Templates - Google has free and easy-to-use online templates though Google Docs.


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