21 Jun, 2024

Preparing a Resume

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Learn how to construct a compelling and visually appealing resume that summarizes your experience and skills.

  • Tutor.com Connect with a career coach and drop off a resume for review online using Tutor.com.
  • Learning Express Library offers step-by-step tutorials for creating resumes and cover letters.
  • LinkedIn Learning Search “How to Create a Resume” for professional tutorials on LinkedIn Learning.
  • Gale – Udemy offers a variety of video courses for writing resumes and cover letters.
  • Microsoft Office Word Create or revise your resume and cover letter by choosing one of many free templates available on Word. Microsoft Office is available on Plano Public Library computers.
  • Google Docs offers free templates for resumes and cover letters. It does require the creation of a free Google account.


Not sure where to start? Book-a-librarian!

Book Recommendations
  • The Big Book of Job-Hunting Hacks by Brenda Bernstein (Print)
  • Modernize Your Resume: Get Noticed … Get Hired by Wendy Enelow (Print)   
  • How to Write a Stellar Executive Resume by Brenda Bernstein (Print)  
  • Motivated Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles! by Brian Howard (Print)  
  • Knock ‘em Dead Resumes by Martin Yate (Print ; eBook)
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