Resumes & Cover Letters
The links below provide interactive tools to help you construct a successful resume or cover letter. Some sites offer tips and examples, others offer free templates and still others let you enter your data onto their sites. CareerHelp--brought to you by AskRI and Ocean State Libraries, even offers FREE FEEDBACK from professionally trained writing teachers.
Online Writing Tutors. This service is FREE to you because Ocean State Libraries and AskRI.Org subscribe for you. When the link opens, you can create a free account or skip this step and go directly to help. Scroll down to CAREER CENTER and click "resume help" to connect with an online tutor. You can upload your file for review and feedback, or just ask a question. Available daily, 2pm-10pm from anywhere in Rhode Island.
The RI Department of Labor & Training's EmployRI Network offers you a free resume builder tool. First, click on the "resume builder" tool on the left-side menu. Next, follow the steps to create a secure account. Then, use the interactive tool to build your resume.
Job-Hunt.Org has a full suite of guides to thinking about, creating, editing and sending resumes and cover letters. They have a variety of sample resumes and lots of tips for success.
This is a FREE resume builder tool. Once you enter your information, you can choose to save and download in any of several formats or to print directly from the online screens. You'll also find a tool for writing, saving, downloading and printing a cover letter here, too.
Monster.Com offers samples and writing tips for both resumes and cover letters.
Learning Express Tutorials - Resumes & Cover Letters
Tutorials help you through each step of creating a resume and a cover letter. Brought to you FREE by Ocean State Libraries and AskRI.Org.