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This site contains tips and information regarding:

  • Resume/cover letter strategies;
  • Effective interview techniques;
  • Effective job searches; and
  • Opportunities for skill advancement.

Getting Started
How to Conduct an Effective Job Search
Action Plan (pdf)
Job Tracking Sheet (pdf)

Resume
Creating a Resume
Sample Resumes (from careerbuilder.com)
Resume Template (from careerbuilder.com) 

Cover Letters
Creating a Cover Letter
Sample Cover Letters (from monster.com) 

Interviewing
Interview Tips (from the state of New Hampshire)  

Assessment Tools
Internet Career Connection (free)
The Career Key (nominal fee)

Additional Resources
Faculty/Employee Assistance Program (F/EAP)
NH Employment Security
VT Department of Labor
National Career Development Association

Suggested Reading
Does Your Resume Answer These Key Questions? (from careerbuilder.com)
10 Tips for Writing a Professional Resume (from careerbuilder.com)
Resume Critique Checklist (from monster.com)
Cover Letters That Sell (from monster.com)
Cover Letter Etiquette (from monster.com)
Should You Use a Chronological or Functional Resume? (from monster.com)
Resume Dilemma: Career Change (from monster.com)
Follow the Interview With a Thank-You Note (from monster.com)
 

Last Updated: 3/1/13