Resumes & Cover Letters

Writing and formatting tips to make your application stand out.

How to Format a Cover Letter

Learn how to write a cover letter and format it to capture the attention of a hiring manager, and use this example to help you get started.

What Is a CV? Curriculum Vitae Definition, Template and Example

A well-written, professional CV can help you land your dream job. Learn all about writing a strong CV, and use this template and example as a guide to craft your own.

How to Write a Cover Letter

Learn how to write a cover letter that not only introduces yourself in a memorable way but also convinces the employer that you're the right person for the job.

How to Write a Resume If You Are a Fresh Graduate

Learn how to create compelling resumes even if you don't have work experience, including how to highlight your education, with examples and formatting tips.

How to Write a Compelling Personal Statement (With Tips and Examples)

Learn how to create powerful personal statements for job and university applications, including how to showcase your best qualities, with tips and examples.

How to Format Your Resume (With Examples)

Learn everything you need to know about resume formats, the types, when to use them and how to use them, with examples to help you create powerful resumes.

Tips From a Recruiter: Standing Out to Hiring Managers During COVID-19

To stand out to hiring managers during this time, tailor your resume to include the most relevant information at the top.

10 Best Skills To Include on a Resume

Learn how to highlight 10 of the best skills that employers look for on your resume, how to choose between hard and soft skills, and more with Indeed Career Guide.

139 Action Verbs to Make Your Resume Stand Out

When writing your resume, avoid using weak or passive verbs. From this list of action verbs, select the words that help you powerfully communicate your achievements.