Job hunting, resumes, and more:

Basic resume and cover letter templates that you can download and fill out in Microsoft Word.

Resume sample cover letter

For help writing your own resume, visit about.com‘s cover letter tutorial.

Resume – objective

Resume – chronological

SWLS offers a JOBS Emporium of SW Wisconsin page with useful links to employment services. The page will help you build a resume, look for a job, navigate unemployment, and more.


Vocational rehabilitation and employment services through the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

Transitioning veterans have technical skills in areas of critical importance, and many also already have security clearances required for some Federal positions. In addition, the Federal government’s U.S. Office of Personnel Management gives priority to veterans in the hiring process.

Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS)serves America’s veterans and separating service members by preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting their employment rights.

Additional resources available to veterans in the state of Wisconsin

Disabled workers:

Unemployment is one of the most profound issues facing the disability community. National Organization on Disability works to increase the employment rate of people with disabilities. To help job seekers with disabilities, NOD offers resources specifically addressing employment needs.

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