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Career and Job Research: Résumés and cover letters

This guide is intended to provide suggestions to get you started researching careers and jobs.

Highline Career Coach

Highline's Free Online Career Tool

Career Coach:

  1. Watch the intro video on the Career Coach start page.
  2. Enter your desired career field or degree.
  3. Click on the job titles or programs that interest you.
  4. Don’t forget to create your resume!

What's a resume?

A resume is a document that explains your career objectives, professional experiences, achievements, and education. Your resume will "sell" you to potential employers.

Finding good examples on the web

Books from the library

Here's a list of a few of the hundreds of books the library has to help you write resumes and get a job. Note that the call numbers of the books below are all in the 650s or 330s; ask a librarian to show you this Career Information section on the 4th floor, so you can browse all the books on this subject!

Subject terms include: Career changes   |  Career development  |  Employment in foreign countries  |  Job hunting  |  Occupations  |  Professions  |  Resumes  |  Vocational guidance  |  Work

Keywords include: Employment Interviewing  |  Occupations  |  Resumes  |  Vocational Guidance  |  Work