Category Archives: Professional Writing

Cover Letter & Resume Writing Resources

Here are some great resources for writing cover letters:

Cover Letters: Types & Samples (Virginia Tech): https://www.career.vt.edu/JobSearchGuide/CoverLetterSamples.html

The 7 Worst Cover Letters Ever Written (enternship): https://enternships.com/blog/7-worst-cover-letters-ever-written/

 

Awful Cover Letter: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/10/cover-letter-to-jp-morgan-laughing-stock-of-wall-street-goes-_n_1268695.html

How to Write a Cover Letter (Forbes): http://www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2011/03/24/how-to-write-a-cover-letter/

12 of the Worst Cover Letters (Business Insider): http://www.businessinsider.com/worst-cover-letters-2011-10?op=1

 

Here are some great resources for writing resumes:

Resume Workshop (Purdue OWL): https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/719/1/

Dos and Don’ts (CBS): http://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-to-write-a-resume-dos-and-donts/

Resume Writing (Rockport Institute): http://rockportinstitute.com/resumes/

 

Here are some great resources for job-search-related writing:

How to Read a Job Posting (Art of the Resume): http://www.artoftheresume.com/howto/jobposting

Action Verbs for Resumes & Cover Letters (Wake Forest University): http://career.opcd.wfu.edu/files/2011/05/Action-Verbs-for-Resumes.pdf 

How to Write a Business Letter (University of Wisconsin): http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/BusLetter_Block.html

Business Email (Colorado State University): http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/guide.cfm?guideid=74