Free help writing your strongest best resume
Optimal Resume leads you through creating a cover letter, resume or an online portfolio. Very simple to use! It also provides video tutorials covering several related topics. Learn how to ace that initial interviews or research a potential employer. Lynda.com has video tutorials about several job search topics. It also has many tutorials about job skills like Microsoft Office or data analysis. Learn new skills or brush up on the ones you already have.
Create a resume
Use Optimal Resume to create your resume. It will guide you through each step until you have a professional looking resume. If you’re ready to start applying, Optimal Resume will also help with your cover letter. If you’re a designer, you can also create an online portfolio of your work. No website building skills needed. Creating and keeping your resume online has advantages. You can write and update it anywhere you have internet access and a device – at home, the library, a café, wherever. Comfortable with online job searches? Then create a LinkedIn profile. We show you how.
Keep it current
Make sure that your job history and skills list are up-to-date especially if you haven’t updated it in a while. It’s a good habit is to update your resume ever year. Use Lynda.com to learn new skills – pick up new software knowledge like MicroSoft Office 2019. Or learn a new skill like how to analyze data or produce a podcast. Mastered your skill? Include it on your resume!
We can help
Not sure how to use Optimal Resume? Need help setting up an email account? We do that! Sign up for a one-on-one session with a librarian. Get your questions answered by an information professional.
Finally, if a physical book is more your comfortable, then we’ve got you covered. Visit a branch and browse our selection of job search books. Our staff is available if you need help finding the right book.
Use Optimal Resume when you write or update your cover letter and resume. Learn new skills or brush up on ones you already have with Lynda.com. Good luck finding your perfect job!