Job Search Writing
These OWL resources will help you prepare for the different types of writing you may do during the job search process. This section includes resources on effective word choice for job search documents, tailoring your documents for specific employers, how to conduct research on your potential employers, and job skills checklists. This section also includes links to OWL job search document resources geared for working class positions.
These OWL resources will help you write job application letters, thank you and follow up letters, as well as effective acceptance and rejection letters. This section also contains links to other OWL resources geared for working class positions.
These OWL resources will help you compose effective résumés and Curriculum Vitae for your job search. This section includes resources on page design (which includes using white space, headings, and fonts), as well as resources on tailoring your résumé for specific employers. This section also contains links to other OWL resources geared for working class positions.
In this collection of resources, we discuss video résumés. This discussion includes topics such as how to go about creating video résumés, rhetorical considerations to keep in mind with video résumés, and the role that this special class of résumé can play in an application packet.
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