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Foundational guides and templates for job seekers

Resume Guides

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How to Write a Resume: A Step-by-Step Guide

This step-by-step resume writing guide is designed to help you build a resume that stands out to recruiters and adequately communicates your skills and experience.
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Free Professional Resume Templates

Jobscan’s free Microsoft Word compatible resume templates feature sleek, minimalist designs and are formatted for the applicant tracking systems that virtually all major companies use. Try our free resume builder or download the .docx files for free here.
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Resume Examples for Any Job

Explore our library of resume samples for any profession.
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Resume Formats: Which Type of Resume is Best for You?

The right resume format can capture a recruiter or hiring manager’s attention. Find out which resume format is best suited for your experience and see resume formatting tips here.

Cover Letter Guides

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Cover Letter Writing Guide: What to Include in Your Cover Letter

This step-by-step resume writing guide is designed to help you build a resume that stands out to recruiters and adequately communicates your skills and experience.
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Cover Letter Formats: Choosing the Best Type of Cover Letter for Your Job Search

When choosing a cover letter format, you should consider where you are in your job search journey and how you want to hire managers to perceive you. Read on to find out which type of cover letter is right for you.
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Cover Letter Examples for Every Job Search

A cover letter is a living document that often accompanies a resume. It gives job seekers the opportunity to elaborate on work experience, explains their goals, and show personality.
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Free Cover Letter Templates for Your Job Search

Since cover letters are meant to be short—no more than 400 words—each piece of information you include needs to be deliberate and purposeful.

More Guides and Resources

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Applicant Tracking Systems: A Guide for Job Seekers

If you’re applying to jobs online, you will at some point encounter an applicant tracking system (ATS), the HR softwares that organize applications. Learn all about ATS and how to create an ATS-friendly resume here.
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Your LinkedIn Profile Writing Guide

LinkedIn is a great place to be noticed by recruiters, but they won’t find you if you don’t have an optimized profile. Learn how to write an attention grabbing LinkedIn profile here.