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NC Employment Assistance Resources : Resume Building

This LibGuide is full of information for those seeking employment, job advancement, or alternative income sources in Surry County, North Carolina and surrounding areas.

Cypress Resume Tutorial

Cypress Resume is an online tool that guides you through how to build professional resumes, cover letters, and reference sheets. 

Access Cypress Resume here.

Books about Resume Writing

Designing the Perfect Resume

By Pat Criscito

Publication Date: 2005-11-01

ISBN: 0764128957

Call Number: 650.14 CRI 

Job seekers will find step-by-step instructions for creating an effective resume that presents their background and qualifications in the very best light. They will learn the difference between functional and reverse chronological resumes, and get advice on which style is best for their needs. They'll also find tips on making the most effective use of type fonts, graphic devices, and attractive layout when preparing a resume, as well as advice on creating electronic resumes. Many different job categories are reflected in this book's 220 sample resumes, which can be adapted and personalized for use by job seekers. New in this are more than 100 new resume designs created by members of the National Resume Writers Association (NRWA).

The Resume Handbook

By Arthur D. Rosenberg

Publication Date: 2007-12-01

ISBN: 9781598694598

Call Number: 650.142 ROS

The latest edition of the popular The Resume Handbook, Fifth Edition, is a straightforward approach to writing resumes designed for that purpose. It contains 37 resumes, each addressing a specific challenge and approach, and organized according to the needs and objectives of different job seekers. This handbook focuses on: * Organization--to immediately capture attention * The Basics--what to include and what to leave out * Accomplishments--presents the job seeker as an achiever. AUTHOR: Arthur D. Rosenberg (Cresskill, NJ) is a consultant specializing in business analysis, project management, user-friendly documentation, corporate communications, and training. 

Resume Book

By Steven Graber

Publication Date: 2008-04-01

ISBN: 1580623115

Call Number: 650.14 GRA 

The Everything Resume Book, 3rd Edition is your one-stop resource for crafting a resume that will highlight your skills and experience to get you the job you want. This hands-on guide offers helpful hints on format and presentation and includes the most up-to-date guidelines for using the Internet in your job search. This completely revised and updated edition includes new information on: Job boards and the best Web resources for job seekers Using resumes as a personal brand The advantages and disadvantages of video resumes Social networking sites in the job search Generation gap issues relating to resumes Resume blogs Bursting with more than 100 sample resumes for a wide range of professions, this guide contains the information you need to command a prospective employer's attention and score that all-important interview.