Resumes & Cover Letters

Writing and formatting tips to make your application stand out.

6 Universal Rules for Resume Writing preview image

Learn how to write a resume with these six ground rules, including how to cover the essentials, quantify your accomplishments, and more.

Soft Skills: Definitions and Examples preview image

Soft skills are the set of behaviors and personality traits you use every day. Highlighting and developing strong soft skills can help you in the job search process and after you find work with a new employer.

Communication Skills: Definitions and Examples preview image

Communication skills involve the effective and efficient transfer of information. Developing communication skills will help in the interview process and on the job.

Resume Format Guide (with Examples)  preview image

Did you know there are three resume format types? Here’s how to determine which type you should use, including a resume format sample for each.

Interpersonal Skills: Definitions and Examples preview image

Interpersonal skills, also called “people skills, involve communicating and working with others. Here are some examples of interpersonal skills and how you might use them in your career.

Writing an Internship Cover Letter (With Examples)  preview image

Want to create an internship cover letter that captivates employers? Here are several tips and a cover letter sample to help you craft a compelling letter.

How to Format a Cover Letter (With Example) preview image

Cover letters include your contact information, a greeting, around three paragraphs, a closing and your signature. Review these tips and a cover letter example to get started.

Writing a Cover Letter: Tips and Examples preview image

Learn how to write a cover letter, with advice on which greeting to use, do and don'ts, and templates.

Curriculum Vitae (CV) Format Guide (with Examples and Tips) preview image

Do you need to create a CV? Use this background information and CV format tips to help you earn your next career opportunity.

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