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Cover Letter Resources offers check lists, do’s and don’ts, templates and formulas, samples, and advice on how to make a cover letter stand out from the crowd.

Cover Letter Tips

CareerOwl offers advice on what to include in your cover letter, tips on format, and a list of some common errors to avoid.

eRésumés & Résumé Writing Services
Provides information about résumés, e-résumés, cover letters, e-portfolios, references and how to send to employers. From

Market Yourself
This section of provides brief résumé and cover letter guides and explains how to create an ASCII or plain text résumé for on-line applications and email.

Monster Resume Centre
Résumé tips and samples for specific industries from as well as a large collection of articles about writing résumés, e-résumés, cover letters and more.

Résumé and Cover Letter Tips
Choose from a selection of tip sheets, including examples of résumés and cover letters. Provided by the Alberta Learning Information Service.

Résumé Writing Guide
Boston College offers a step-by-step writing guide for résumés and offers tips and examples for cover letters, thank-you letters, and references.

Resume and CV Resources for Job Seekers offers do’s and don’ts, templates and formulas, samples, and advice on e-résumés, international résumés, CVs, and more.

The Riley Guide
Advice and a large collection of links to sites with information about cover letters, résumés, e-résumés, CVs, references and recommendations, salary expectations, and more.