Nowadays a resume is often recommended or even required as part of the job application process. The application itself may not have room for you to list all your previous experience and work-related skills - that's where your resume comes in! Whether you are new to the job market, considering a change in career, or even settled in to a position, it's always a good idea to keep your resume up to date. The library has several online resources that can assist.
Jump into the Job & Career Accelerator by LearningExpress and use their Resume Builder to build one from scratch, create copies geared for different perspective jobs, or upload and update an existing resume. Resume templates in different styles and for various career subjects are available to copy and edit, to fill in the framework of your own resume. The JCA also provides a Cover Letter Builder with similar tools.
In addition to the Resume and Letter Builders, Job & Career Accelerator provides a number of job and career related resources, training, and tools. Interview resources include tips and tutorials, as well as sample follow-up and thank you letters. These tools assist through multiple steps of the job search process.
Need some pointers for using the Job & Career Accelerator? This webinar recording, opens a new window is an in-depth guide for using the Resume Builder and Cover Letter Builder, hosted by an expert trainer.
More resume-building and career-prep resources from the Online Library:
- Gale Presents: Peterson's Career Prep: Career assessments, job search tools, and resume and cover letter builders.
- Brainfuse JobNow: Resources, tools and live online assistance for job search, interview, and resume building.
- Brainfuse VetNow: Resources, tools, and live online assistance with VA benefits and transitioning to civilian careers.
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