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Cover Letters

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Writing Effective Cover Letters

Writing Effective Cover Letters

Writing a Targeted Cover Letter

Writing a Targeted Cover Letter

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Résumé Maker

Resume Maker
Remote Access
(CLP Card)
Step-by-step résumé instruction, job search advice and career information are available to you via the Résumé Maker portal. Users can create a free account to save document drafts and other career information. This site also contains job and career-related video clips and tutorials.

CareerOneStop
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, CareerOneStop provides resources on salary and benefit information, job training, résumé and interview techniques and tools to transition from the military.

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Cover Letter Class

Cover Letter Writing

You've written your résumé, but don't forget the cover letter! Your cover letter is your opportunity to tell your potential employer all the reasons why you deserve an interview. This class will help you make your cover letter shine.
Prerequisite: Computer Basics and Word 2010 Basics or solid computer and word processing skills.
To register, please call 412.578.2561.

>> Other available classes.

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One-on-One Help

Résumé & Cover Letter Assistance

Qualified volunteers & staff are available in the Library's Job & Career Education Center to help you create a strong résumé and cover letter so you can land that all important interview. In addition to regular printing at 25¢ per page, the department has white and ivory resume paper and matching envelopes available for 35¢ per page. Appointments are free, but space is limited. Please call 412.622.3133 to schedule a half-hour appointment.

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Books in our Collection

Cover Letter Guides

Resume 101 : A Student and Recent-Grad Guide to Crafting Resumes and Cover Letters that Land Jobs
Resume 101 : A Student and Recent-Grad Guide to Crafting Resumes and Cover Letters that Land Jobs
Step-by-Step Cover Letters : Build a Cover Letter in 10 Easy Steps Using Personal Branding
Step-by-Step Cover Letters : Build a Cover Letter in 10 Easy Steps Using Personal Branding
Cover Letter Magic : Trade Secrets of Professional Resume Writers
Cover Letter Magic : Trade Secrets of Professional Resume Writers
The Complete Guide to Writing Effective Cover Letters : Step-By-Step Instructions with Companion CD-ROM
The Complete Guide to Writing Effective Cover Letters : Step-By-Step Instructions with Companion CD-ROM
15-minute Cover Letter : Write an Effective Cover Letter Right Now
15-minute Cover Letter : Write an Effective Cover Letter Right Now
The Resume and Cover Letter Phrase Book : What to Write to Get the Job That's Right : Plus 50 Phrases You Should Never Use!
The Resume and Cover Letter Phrase Book : What to Write to Get the Job That's Right : Plus 50 Phrases You Should Never Use!
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Questions?

Please contact the Library's Job Career Education Center at 412.622.3133 or jcec@carnegielibrary.org.