Learn More About Resumes

Anyone can write a resume, but it takes real skill to write an effective one. Entire books have been written on the topic of resume creation, but the following articles should give you more insight on the whole process. Additionally, as you progress through the Resume Builder, you will notice that some sections have related articles listed.

While it isn't required to read all of this content to create a resume, it's definitely helpful.


Cover Letters

Thank-You Letters

Employment Objective

Employment History

Education and Training


Resume Formats


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    From outside the U.S., please call +1 (424) 750-3900
  • North Dakota Career Resource Network
    ndcrn@nd.gov | (701) 328-9733