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Resume & Interview Tips and Tools

Click on the links to access websites for preparing a resume, resume do’s and don’ts, and other job seeker resources.

Is a virtual (video) resume right for you?

It has become popular to make a short film of yourself to impress prospective employers. This can be an opportunity to wow with your technology skills, to show off your great personality and stand out from the crowd! Post it on social media. A Google account is needed to upload to YouTube: acceptable file types: MPEG4, AVI, WMV, FLV, 3GP, MPEGPS, WebM.

There are lots of resume templates available over the Internet free of cost for almost every profession and title.

Make effective use of them by doing some research first. Figure out if it is best to download a template, or create a resume from scratch from looking at those similar to those for occupations in your field.

Resume worksheet – Your resume is a simple document showing your contact information, your work history, your educational background and other qualifications for a job. Begins with the resume worksheet to help you organize the information you will need to include in your resume.

Microsoft Resume Templates – View is open to all but a Microsoft account is required to download.

Google Drive / Google Docs Templates – View is open to all but a Google account is required to download.


Commonwealth Workforce Development System 

PA CareerLink

Job Gateway

Job Star Central

Resume formatting tips from Resume Genius

Resume-Help:109 Free Resume Samples and Templates

Resume Companion – Free Resume Resources

eResumes and Resume Writing Services

5 Essential Resume Tips

Reasons why templates are not always right for you

Advantages of resume tempates

10 things you should never do on your resume

Resume Preparation Do’s and Dont’s for Job Seekers

Top Tips for Acing an Online Job Interview