Update Your Resume Month: Virtual Workshop and Reading List


September is Update Your Resume Month! To help you get started, we are hosting a virtual Resume Writing Workshop on Tuesday, 9/15 at 3pm via Zoom! Please click here for more information and registration. In the meantime, the library has put together a reading list of several books that can help you learn essential resume skills. Whether you need help with computer know-how, interpersonal skills, or brainstorming your skills set, we have a book for that!



Resume Writing

Creating Your First Resume: A Step-by-Step Guide to Write Your First  Competitive Resume: Kathryn Troutman: 9780986142109: Amazon.com: Books
The Elements Of Resume Style: Essential Rules For Writing Resumes And Cover  Letters That Work, Book by Scott Bennett (Paperback) |  www.chapters.indigo.ca


Job Search/Brainstorming

Amazon.com: The 2-Hour Job Search: Using Technology to Get the Right Job  Faster eBook: Dalton, Steve: Kindle Store
The Job Search Navigator: An Expert's Guide to Getting Hired, Surviving  Layoffs, and Building Your Career: Durfee, Matt, Cooke, William N.:  9781572841857: Amazon.com: Books
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2020: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and  Career-Changers: Bolles, Richard N.: 9781984856579: Amazon.com: Books


Essential Skills

The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right: Gawande, Atul:  9780312430009: Amazon.com: Books
Amazon.com: Office 2019 in easy steps (9781840788204): Price, Michael: Books
Think on Your Feet: Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Impromptu Communication  Skills on the Job: Oleniczak Brown, Jen: 9781260457032: Amazon.com: Books


There is plenty more where that came from! If you are looking for resources on anything related to updating your resume or searching for a new job, please leave a comment below, call the Reference Desk at 732-873-8700 ext. 111, or message us on our chat service (found on the bottom right of our website homepage).

Thanks for reading!
-George, FTPL

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