Resumes and Cover Letters
Community Connection Cover Letter & Resume Support
A good, concise resume and cover letter are very important. The purpose of a cover letter and a resume is to introduce yourself and advertise your accomplishments and qualifications to the hiring committee. Think of your cover letter and resume as a promotional brochure about you. This is your opportunity to display your employment strengths. This is usually the employer’s first impression of you. Focus on the particular experiences and skills the employer is looking for. Your cover letter and resume are also an example of your communication and organizational skills. Staff will support and guide you as you embark on your job search journey. They will help you organize your information and will support you in transforming this information into your essential employment tools. Community Connection also offers cover letter and resume writing groups and workshops.