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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Career Corner

Resume Writing

General Resume Books

Gallery of best résumés : a collection of quality résumés by professional résumé writers /David F. Noble.
Location:  Multiple holdings

101 best .com resumes and cover letters / Jay A. Block, Michael Betrus.
Location: Business & Economics
Call Number: 808.06665 B62o

The damn good resume guide : a crash course in resume writing / Yana Parker.
Location: Multiple holdings

The quick résumé & cover letter book : write and use an effective résumé in only one day / Michael Farr.
Location: Multiple holdings

The resume handbook / Arthur D. Rosenberg.
Location: Undergrad Career Cluster [non-circulating]
Call Number: 650.14 R723r2007


Undergrad Resume Books

Résumé magic : trade secrets of a professional résumé writer / Susan Britton Whitcomb.
Location: Residence Halls Busey-Evans Jobs/Career
Call Number: 650.14 W581re 2007

How to write & design a professional résumé to get the job : insider secrets you need to know : with companion CD-ROM / by Dale Mayer
Location: Undergrad Career Cluster [non-circulating]
Call Number: 658.142 M452h

Best résumés for college students and new grads / Louise M. Kursmark
Location: Undergrad Career Cluster [non-circulating]
Call Number: 650.142 K966b2006

The overnight résumé : the fastest way to your next job / Donald Asher
Location: Residence Halls Illinois Street Jobs/Career
Call Number: 650.14 As35ov
Location: Residence Halls Lincoln Avenue Jobe/Career
Call Number: 650.14 As35ov

From college to career : winning resumes for college graduates /by Nancy Schuman, Adele Lewis.
Location: Undergrad Career Cluster [non-circulating]
Call Number: 650.14 Sch863f1993


Business Resume Books

Wow! Resumes for sales & marketing careers : how to put together a winning resume /Chuck Cochran and Donna Peerce.
Location: Oak Street Facility [request only]
Call Number: 808.06665 C643w

Resumes for banking and financial careers /the editors of VGM Career Horizons.
Location: Oak Street Facility [request only]
Call Number: 808.066651 R313


Professional Resume Books

Expert résumés for managers and executives / Wendy S. Enelow and Louise M. Kursmark.
Location: Residence Halls Ikenberry Commons Jobs/Career
Call Number: 650.14 En27e 2007

Power resumes  / Ron Tepper.
Location: Business & Economics
Call Number: 650.14 T268p, 1998

Best resumes for $75,000+ executive jobs / William E. Montag.
Location: Multiple

Resumes for business management careers / the editors of VGM Career Books.
Location:
Oak Street Facility [request only]
Call Number: 808.06665 R31332000

Cover Letter Writing

Cover Letter Books

The quick resume & cover letter book / Michael Farr.
Location: Multiple holdings

Cover letter magic : trade secrets of professional resume writers / Wendy S. Enelow and Louise M. Kursmark
Location: Multiple holdings

Dynamite cover letters and other great job search letters / Ronald L. Krannich, Caryl Rae Krannich.
Location: Business & Economics Reserves
Call Number: 650.14 K863DY1997

Winning cover letters : how to demonstrate you're the right candidate for the job / Robin Ryan.
Location: Business & Economics Reserves
Call Number: 650.14 R958wi

General Writing Books

General Writing Books

Elements of style / by William Strunk, Jr. and E.B. White ; illustrated by Maira Kalman.
Location: Multiple holdings

The little red writing book : 20 powerful principles of structure, style, & readability / Brandon Royal.
Location: Undergrad
Call Number: 808.042 R812l

Business Writing

Business Writing Books

Rules of thumb for business writers / Diana Roberts Wienbroer, Elaine Hughes, Jay Silverman
Location: Multiple


The office professional’s guide / [senior editor, Erin McKean]
Location: Business & Economics Reference [non-circulating]
Call Number: 651 Of24

Writing Help

UIUC Writing Center

Description: Excellent place for having someone to review your resume and cover letter.

Note: Graduate student work is reviewed by other graduate students.

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