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Teach and learn all about resumes, how to write a resume, and good resume writing skills.
 
 

RESUMES, RESUME WRITING,
AND COVER LETTERS

 

Teach and learn basic resume and cover letter writing skills.

 

A resume provides a summary of a person's background including education, work history, and other qualifications for a job.  Here students learn about the importance of resumes, and also learn the basic steps needed for writing a clear and effective resume.

 

In addition, we also have included informative articles, helpful tips, and advice to help improve resume writing and cover letter writing skills.

 

 

 

RESUME WRITING LESSONS AND WORKSHEETS

 

HOW TO WRITE YOUR OWN RESUME

 

How to Write Your Own Resume

An introduction to resume writing. Students learn how to write their own resume.  Lesson includes sample resume and worksheet.

 

 

 

DEFINING A JOB TARGET

 

Resume Writing:  Defining a Job Target

Resume writing can at first seem overwhelming.  This lesson looks at the first steps of resume writing -- understanding your interests, learning about different jobs, and defining a job target.

 

 

 

SKILLS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Resume Writing:  Skills and Accomplishments

When writing a resume, you need to show a potential employer the skills that you are best at.  In this lesson, students list their skills and accomplishments.

 

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Resume Writing:  Education and Extracurricular Activities

This lesson is for the first-time job seeker. It focuses on information to include on a resume, including relevant coursework, education, part-time jobs, volunteer work, and extracurricular activities.

 

 

RESUME COVER LETTER WRITING

Introduction to Cover Letter Writing

Learn about cover letters and how to introduce yourself to a potential employer.  Students determine what content should be in a cover letter and write a cover letter using a sample template.

 

Resume Cover Letter Writing:  Types of Cover Letters

Students will identify the differences between the different types of resume cover letters and determine which type of letter should be used given different scenarios.

 

 

INFORMATION ON RESUMES AND RESUME WRITING

 

 

Writing the Perfect Resume

Writing a clear and effective resume is an important part of the job search process.  Here is some advice for writing good, clear, well presented resumes.

 

Writing Resume Tips

Some basic resume writing tips and advice.

 

Posting your Resume Online

Here is some help to place and post your resume online, and make it more easily to distribute. Learn how to create and post an online version of your resume to help with finding a new job.

 

Writing Cover Letters that Land Interviews

The cover letter is where you let your potential employer know who you are in a more personal way.  Here are some tips and advice on writing effective cover letters.

 

 

JOB SEARCH, CAREER, AND WORK INFORMATION

 

Job Search, Work, and Career Information

Career, work, and business resources and information. Advice and tips to help you with your own career and work skills including information on getting a job, job search, and interviewing.  Includes information on business skills such as writing business letters and public speaking.

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

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