Resumes, Cover Letters, CVs, and Thank You Letters...Oh My!

Resumes and CVs

Well known as a job posting and job seeking site, Monster also has free tools to help you write an interview-winning resume and cover letter. They push their fee-based resume writing service but also have lots of free articles and tips for writing your own.


This site covers careers in libraries and is authored and maintained by NMRT member Pricilla Schontz. An excellent collection of original articles covering everything to getting the job to building your career once you've landed the position. You'll find resume and cover letter advice as well as interview tips under the Job Hunting section.

Job Hunters Bible

A popular site for jobseekers in a variety of careers, this site is the online component of the world-renowned What Color is My Parachute print books for job hunting and career advice. Build your resume with the help of these links to articles and advice.

Resume and CV Resources for Job-Seekers

Career Journal - Resumes and Cover Letters

Cover Letters

Cover Letters - From

"Cover letter letter writing, samples, tips and tools for creating job search correspondence."

The Basics of a Dynamic Cover Letter

Katharine Hansen & Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D.: Quintessential Careers

Best College Cover Letters

A Key to Gaining A Competitive Edge in the Job Market

Open Cover Letters

Anonymous cover letters from hired librarians & archivists.

Curriculum Vitae

Preparing a Curriculum Vitae

Thank You Letters

Sample Job Interview Thank-You Letters