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Wooster Campus Research Library

CFAES Wooster Campus

You're hired!

In an increasingly competitive job market, having a clean, error-free resume or curriculum vitae that shows off your most impressive accomplishments and experience is even more critical to your success than ever. We offer several options to assist you with landing your dream job:


  • Seminars: Check out the pre-recorded seminars listed below for advice on cover letter and resume writing!


  • Quick Guides: Just need answers fast? Check out the guides we're constantly adding to on how to spruce up your resume, what order to list education and experience in, and why cover letters are a great way to make your application stand out in a crowd!


Current and Previous Seminars from WCRL:

All videos have been closed-captioned for accessibility.

Work it: How to Transform Your Resume! - a 34 minute presentation on how to make your resume more readable by recruiters and what to include and not include.

Perfect Pitch: Cover Letters that Get the Job Done! - a 29 minute presentation on how to actually break down the parts of a cover letter and write one easily.

Quick Guides and References

Resume Tips, Guides, and Templates:

Business Insider - The Perfect Resume: A quick 3 minute video with closed captions.

Business Insider - Worst Mistakes on Resumes: A quick 2 minute video with closed captions.

Reddit's r/Jobs - Top Recruiter's Advice and Resume Template Part 1 and Part 2: A free resume template that is well-liked by recruiters, due to how easy it is to read and locate information quickly.