Resumes & Cover Letters

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep

Create a visually stunning resume or cover letter with the powerful VisualCV tool. Additionally, users can prepare for standardized tests, occupational exams, explore careers, research undergraduate and graduate programs, and find tuition assistance.

Free Training

Linkedin Learning (formerly

Video tutorials on software, web design, business/management skills, financial literacy, job/career skills, social networking, etc. Includes Microsoft Office, Windows, and Mac OS.


Provides many online Self-Paced courses on Web Development, Microsoft, Adobe, Java and more. (To use Webucator see a librarian to receive a voucher code.)

Online Information & Resources

New York State Department of LaborNYS Department of Labor

Resources on occupations, job searching, resume writing, and links to employers. Includes information for Veterans about available programs, services and training.

Vocations, Careers & Technical Education Collection

Provides content from over 300 largely full-text publications from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

Jobs for Teens HQJobs for Teens HQ

A website providing teens with job listings by city/state, resume writing tips, job fair information, interviewing best practices, work permit info, volunteering opportunities, labor laws, and other information to help them succeed.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

In-depth career information covering hundreds of occupations with details on job duties, work environment, required training, pay, and more from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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