Resume', cover letter, thank-you notes

  • Resume' templates

    /webpages/WZelasko/files/Resume%20Template%201.doc (Template #1)

    Check out publisher.  There are many resume' templates to choose from.

    Resume Examples: (#1)

    Glenn T. Robinson

    55 S. Bailey Ct.
    Baton Rouge, LA 70332
    (504) 555-4589

    Objective: To become a cosmetologist

    Summary of Skills:

    Licensed cosmetologist with 12 years experience in styling, training and management. Ability to successfully develop and implement special sales promotions. Strong customer service, purchasing and inventory background.

    Training Experience

    Assistant Redken Deco Color Trainer (1983-86)
    Sunglitz Technical Trainer (1990-91)
    OPI Nail Trainer (1988-1990)
    Helence Curtis Perm Specialist (1987-1989)

    Work Experience

    Manager, Cut-ups Hair Salon, Austin, TX (1991-current)

    - Operate salon under corporate policies, hire and trainb employees, handle payroll and manage purchasing and inventory

    - Handle and address customer service problems

    - Initiated money-back guarantee program for four local stores, which increased monthly sales by $2,000

    Senior Stylist/Nail Technician, Macey Company, Austin, TX (1987-1991)

    - Handled purchasing, inventory, cutting, coloring, perming and styling for major department store chain salon

    - Served as team training leader and trained all new stylists

    - Recommended and implemented special services and equipment for handicapped customers at local store; program won local acclaim, increased sales and was implemented in other company salons throughout the state

    Stylist/Assistant Manager, Hair By Design, Gateway, TX (1983-1987)

    - Began as stylist; promoted to assistant manager after one year

    - Handled product orders, customer service, inventory and all cosmetology services

    Created special Mother's Day gift certificate promotion, which Licensing

    Anthony's Cosmetology College, Austin, TX (1983, Licensed Cosmetologist) resulted in 14 new permanent customers for private salon

    Resume Example: (#2)

    John Doe
    6 Pine Street, Arlington, VA 12333
    home: 555.555.5555
    cell: 566.486.2222


    Alden Middle School

    2007 - 2010

    Alden Intermediate School

    2004 - 2007


    Pet Sitter
    2004 - Present
    • Provide pet sitting services including dog walking, feeding and yard care.

    Child Care
    2002 - Present
    • Provide child care for several families after school, weekends and during school vacations.


    Honor Roll: 2007, 2008, 2009

    Perfect Attendance 2008

    Volunteer Experience

    • Big Brother / Big Sisters
    • Peer tutor
    • Meals on Wheels

    Interests / Activities

    • Member of Arlington High School Tennis Team
    • Boy Scouts
    • Piano

    Computer Skills

    Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and Internet


    Furnished upon request


    Writing cover letters (example template)

    City, State, Zip Code
    Phone Number
    Email Address


    Employer Contact Information (if you have it)
    City, State, Zip Code

    Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name, (leave out if you don't have a contact)

    Body of Cover Letter
    The body of your cover letter lets the employer know what position you are applying for, why the employer should select you for an interview, and how you will follow-up.

    First Paragraph
    The first paragraph of your letter should include information on why you are writing. Mention the position you are applying for and where you found the job listing. Include the name of a mutual contact, if you have one.

    Middle Paragraph(s)
    The next section of your cover letter should describe what you have to offer the employer. Mention specifically how your qualifications match the job you are applying for. Remember, you are interpreting your resume, not repeating it.

    Final Paragraph
    Conclude your cover letter by thanking the employer for considering you for the position. Include information on how you will follow-up.

    Complimentary Close

    Respectfully yours,


    Handwritten Signature (for a mailed letter)

    Typed Signature

    Sample Cover Letter(#1)
    Sample Cover Letter (#2)
    Sample Cover Letter (#3)


    Writing thank-you letters

    Thank you letter (#1)
    Thank you letter (#2)
    Thank you letter (#3)