1. Careers
Send to a Friend via Email

Writing Resumes

Resume writing tips, samples, examples, templates and formats to help you create and improve yours. Includes Curriculum Vitae (CV), electronic resumes, writing software and cover letter samples.
Articles & Resources
Sort By : Guide Picks | Alphabetical | Recent
8 Free Resume Templates
Eight, free resume templates that you may download. Resume template formats include chronological, functional, combination (hybrid) and technical in two different styles each. Take your pick.
Avoiding I and My in Your Resume
How to avoid writing the words I and my in your resume. Includes examples.
Cover Letters
A good cover letter helps you stand out from other candidates. Includes a sample and template that you may download for free.
Creating a Scannable Resume
How to create a scannable resume and why it's a good idea. Includes links to samples.
How to Convert Your Resume
Tips for preparing your resume for job sites and email with Microsoft Word.
Letter Writing Desk
Help writing resume cover letters, thank you letters, letters of resignation, letters of reference, and other employment-related correspondence.
Resume Books
Get help from the experts for writing tailored cover letters and traditional and electronic resumes of all types, uncovering and marketing your talents, avoiding common resume mistakes, preparing for interviews, and getting inside hiring managers' minds. Lots of sample resumes and cover letters are included.
Resume Writing Software
If you're a do-it-yourselfer or can't afford to pay a writing service up to $200+, consider these relatively-inexpensive software packages that make it easier to write, polish and update your resume. Some are complete job-searching tools that also help you to job search on the Web, electronically distribute your resume, write job-related letters, stay organized, and even practice interviewing.
Resumes 101
Learn the basics about chronological, functional, combination and electronic resumes.
Should You Lie in Your Resume?
Surveys indicate that lots of job seekers do, so why shouldn't you?
Submitting Your Resume
A collection of tips and tricks for distributing your resume on the Internet.
Writing a Curriculum Vitae
Some U.S. and overseas jobs require a Curriculum Vitae (CV) instead of a resume. Here are tips for writing a CV, plus links to samples and related cover letters.
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.