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To get that dream job, you need a professional set of career tools that are designed to give you the extra edge over your competition.

Whether you are designing your very first document, or just looking to put a professional edge on an existing one, the resume help pages will guide you through creating effective, professional materials that are designed to move you toward the next step in the job search process – getting a job interview!

It’s important to remember that hiring managers often spend only a few seconds scanning your job application materials before deciding to read further or to grant an interview. Therefore, you need to build a document that will immediately catch the reader’s attention and make it to the “job interview stack”.

When you’re building your job application package, it’s essential to know what information to include – and what to leave out!

Remember, your job application materials are marketing materials!Jump-start your job search process with tips from the following resume help articles and career worksheets:

Writing An Effective Resume
Help move yourself toward the next step in the job search process – the job interview! Learn to effectively market your skills and experience with a cutting edge document.

Targeted Resume
These tips will show you how to make the most of your qualifications by properly targeting them to the position you are applying for.

Tutorials
You can easily create your own professional documents with step-by-step cover letter and resume help tutorials.

Tips for Getting the Job Interview
Learn what the hiring manager wants to see before granting you a job interview.

Formats
Are you unsure about how to best organize your material? The step-by-step guide will show you the pros and cons of the most common formats, including tips on when to use each one.

Design & Layout
Learn the ins and outs of document design and layout, and choose a style that works best for you.

How To Choose A Font
Tips for choosing the proper fonts for your job application materials.

Templates
Don’t simply create a long, boring, technical list of everything you’ve done! These common templates will help you design a top-notch document that will be well received by any potential employer.

Software
Reviews of the most popular software for creating your own job application materials.

Finding A Professional Service
If you’re not up to the task, there are some excellent professional services that can help you organize and classify your information into a cutting edge document. Or, if you’ve done most of the work yourself, you may just need proofreading done. Here are tips for finding a professional service, including what to look for and questions to ask.

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