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Resumes & Cover Letters

Creating Your Resume

Writing a resume to summarize your professional qualifications can be an intimidating process. Use these tips, tricks, and samples to create a resume that tells your story and highlights your skills and achievements.

  • Developing Your Content

  • Building Your Resume Tips

  • Describing Your Accomplishments

  • Transferable Skills

  • Action Verbs

  • Working with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

  • Sample Resumes

  • Curriculum Vitae / CV

  • Video Resources


Creating Your Cover Letter

A tailored cover letter serves as a sales pitch for why you're the best candidate for the position. Follow these tips for a step-by-step guide on how to write one.

  • Types of Cover Letters

  • Cover Letter Tips

  • Heading & Salutation

  • Intro Paragraph

  • Second Paragraph

  • Third Paragraph

  • Final Paragraph

  • The Closing

  • Sample Cover Letters

  • Video Resource

Additional Professional Documents

  • Professional References

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Fort Myers, Florida 33965