Resumes & Cover Letters
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Career Building Workshops at the Newburgh Library
Resume Writing Workshop
Thurs., Oct. 2 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
An effective resume is a key part of getting the job you want. This free workshop will focus
on a resume that relates what’s relevant and marketable about you. To register, click here
Job Now Resume Lab
Job seekers can download resume templates, receive expert resume/cover letter assistance from trained experts or browse resources for producing better resumes.
Learning Express Library
Explore what a resume is and the different resume sections and their uses, find the right format for you, learn about keywords and action words, view sample resumes, and more. You will need to register or login.
Job & Career Accelerator
This step-by-step resume builder will help you create and publish the most effective resumes possible. As you build, you’ll find expert advice, easy-to-follow instructions, and helpful resume samples to help you through each step of the process. You will need to register or login.
Resumes & Cover Letters
Topics include: create a resume, resume guide, improve resume, samples and templates, ready to go checklist as well as ideas on how to describe your work experience.
The Damn Good Resume
Resume samples, resume tips, resume help. provides extensive practical advice on how to write a successful resume.
Monster.com’s Resume Builder
Provides sample resumes, a list of common mistakes, and much more useful advice for the resume writer.
Features many current job listings, resume building, cover letters, and more.
Instruction and tips on cover letter writing, cover letter samples, as well as tips and tools for writing other job search correspondence.
Everything the job seeker will need, from resume writing to cover letters to job listings.
Job search site for college students and recent college graduates. Helps students and graduates prepare for all aspects of searching, including resumes, cover letters, interview techniques, and relocation advice.
Resume templates can be found on many job related websites, as well as in many computer programs such as Microsoft Word. By using our computers, you can access these templates.
Newburgh Free Library Print Collections
Books and materials about creating resumes and cover letters can be found in the library’s non-fiction collection under Dewey Decimal number 650.14, as well as in our specialized Job Information Center Collection.
Information about Resumes and Cover Letters can be found in the collection under 650.14, and in our Job Information Center Collection.