Resume and Cover Letter Writing Guides

This area of our site provides a menu list of links to a variety of articles related to resume and cover letter writing.

The articles are written by several of our contributing professional and certified resume writers and key partners.

The resume writing articles cover 3 main areas: general resume writing advice and tips to improve the effectiveness of your resume; resume structure techniques that describe how to put together the resume and utilization of different formats; and resume mistakes that discuss the most common issues people have with resume writing and how to avoid these critical errors.

The cover letter writing articles include a similar format of advice on cover letter structures, formats, advice and common mistakes. While most people focus on the resume, a powerful and compelling cover letter can often generate a job interview!

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Resume and Cover Letter Writing Guides

The categories listed above focus on specific topics such as resume writing advice and common mistakes, cover letter writing advice and common mistakes. Our authors also publish articles on job search, job interviews, career planning and general career advice. You will find links to our other article categories on the right side navigation.

Many of the articles complement the our resume resources section that provide basic tools for writing a resume. Our How to Write a Resume Guide is a basic, but all encompassing step by step instruction to help you prepare and develop a resume from start to finish.

Our resources section also covers topics such as templates, types of resume formats, verb lists with synonyms and other helpful writing tools. You can find links to our resume reosurces on the right side menu.

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