Job Seekers Clinic: Aug. 7

Cleveland Park LibraryJobseekers

Job Seekers Clinic: Aug. 7

Phrases for resumes and cover letters

Resume and Cover Letter Phrase Book coverWriting a resume or cover letter as part of your application packet? What phrases you should use?

In the second edition of The Resume and Cover Letter Phrase Book, authors Nancy Schuman and Burton J. Nadler explain what phrases you should use to attract an employer's attention on a resume and a cover letter. There are chapters addressing what you shouldn't include. The last chapter lists buzz words for various professions you can use on your resume; additional wording can found in the appendix.

Copies are available for checkout throughout the system.

The Cleveland Park Library Jobs Clinic is from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month. You can receive assistance filling out online job applications, setting up an account on popular job search websites, and writing cover letters and resumes. This is in conjunction with the Mayor's "One City, One Hire" program.

-- Elisa Babel, Adult Librarian