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Resources for Writing A Resume

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Resources for Writing a Resume
Transitioning from military to Civilian Training

Resources for writing a resume.

UA Careers
Resume Reviews
Resume Writing Guide (pdf)
From the Career Center at the University of Akron.  Your one stop shop for everything career related!

Resume Center
From  A great first stop for putting together a resume is the Resume Center at  The resources here are many about putting together a resume and preparing for a job search.  

The Place for Real Life Examples of How Not to Write a Resume!

Career Builder tags itself as the largest job Search, Employment and Careers Site.  It has a fill in the blank resume creator online.  This site is listed here because it is linked with the Akron Beacon Journal.  Lots of career advice here in their Career Bytes.

Best Sample Resumes
There are many sample resumes at  This page includes links to resume writing and resume tips as well as best cover letters listed in their sister site..

For those transitioning from Military to Civilian occupations there are a series of sites that might help. 

"Transitioning from military to Civilian Employment:  How to Best Present Yourself to Companies" by Peter Newfield on

Military to Civilian Transition at including Military Resume Tips.

Here is a blog posting on the Value of Military Experience at

Military Resume Tip and Sample Military Resume at