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Cover Letter & Resume

Write a Cover Letter and Resume

Learn how to write a concise and effective resume. The cover letter is the complement to the resume often explaining or filling in some details. Download the materials or click on the videos to learn more. Keep in mind that some larger companies use a computer called an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to read your resume to determine if it goes to the next step -- getting your resume into the hands of the hiring manager -- please see video below for how to get your resume through the ATS.


Downloadable resources

Cover Letter Sample / Template

Constructing a Resume Checklist

Resume Template

Resume Headings

Curriculum Vitae (CV) Template and another Curriculum Vitae (CV) Template and Curriculum Vitae (CV) Format Guidelines


Video resources

"How to write a powerful cover letter"

"What do employers look for in a resume?"

"Get your resume through an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)"

"Five resume mistakes to avoid"


Office of Career Services
Tanya Vincent

Lincoln Memorial University
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752