Resume & cover letter resources
For printed guides to writing resumes and cover letters, please see our Colleges and Careers section in the library.
Microsoft Word, which is available on the computers in the Library's computer lab, has a built-in "Resume Wizard". The Resume Wizard asks for your contact information and the headings you'd like to include on your resume, then creates an outline. To access the Resume Wizard:
1. open Microsoft Word
2. click on the "File" menu
3. select "New"
4. Under Available Templates....look for Resumes and Cover Letters.
Resume banks (Look for the "Post a Resume" link):
Choosing a resume bank
How to choose a safe site for posting your resume (information about you) online.
Web sites where you can post your resume online for free:
Salary information and negotiation
Glass Door - An inside guide to jobs and companies.
Salary.com - The salary wizard tells you what you should be making based on your job category and city. It also shows the U.S. national average. The site also has a salary advice section that's very complete.