Resumes for Teens and Recent Grads

So it’s time to look for a job? Here are some great ways Tacoma Public Library can help:

JobNow – this specialized source lets you upload your resumes for free and receive professional feedback in one business day. Did we mention it’s free?

Find JobNow here and use your Tacoma Library card (also available to Pathway card holders) to log in. Look for Resume Lab and a prompt to create a free account. If you have questions about using JobNow, call the library, 253-280-2800.

Tacoma Library also has a great selection of books to help with creating top notch resumes:

Résumé 101
Professor Quentin Schultze shares the secrets to crafting strong, impressive resumes and cover letters for students and recent grads with minimal job experience.

Creating your First Resume
Creating Your First Resume boasts brand new resume samples that represent the push toward STEM technical programs to provide training and certifications for high school students.

Working in your Major
Provides specific information for job seekers with specific areas of study, enabling new grads to successfully navigate the hiring culture unique to their college major, be it in a technical field or the fine arts.

Knock 'em Dead
It's tough landing your first job out of school and starting that climb up the ladder of success in such an uncertain world. Here are the tips and strategies you need to make sense of the world of work, and weave your dreams into long-term success.