– Database with an easy to use resume generator. Requires a library card and creation of a free account.
– A*very* basic no-frills online resume generator. Fill in the blanks, and you’re done. Useful if you need a resume done quickly, or if you want something without a lot of formatting to paste into a website’s online application.
Careers Online Resume Generator
– Just like the above resume builders, but much more customizable. A good tool for making a more professional looking resume, especially for people not comfortable using Microsoft Word’s advanced formatting.
Microsoft Word Resume Templates
– Downloadable templates for Microsoft Word 2007. Easy to customize, but the drawback is that you have to create a free Microsoft account to access them. Best way to create a professional resume if you have the time to fine tune it.
– An informative site with plenty of tips, the biggest appeal may be the sample resumes and cover letters. While it does have links to 3rd party sites that charge for resume services, the large amount of free information makes this a very helpful site.
Monster Resume Tips
– A direct link to the resume tip page of Monster.com. The biggest draw for this page in particular is that it has new content on a regular basis, making it a good place to read about the newest trends in resume design, and what employers are looking for.
Purdue Resume Workshop
– Breaks down each section of a resume into a clickable link, giving you the what, how, and why of each part. Very helpful for people who want to make their own resume and want to make sure they include everything they need to.
Purdue Cover Letter Workshop
– The same as the resume link above, except with cover letters.
Practice Online Job Application
– A ‘fake’ online job application that will help familiarize you with all the common questions and options used on most websites.