Resumes & Cover Letters

Writing and formatting tips to make your application stand out.

How to Write a Cover Letter

Learn how to write a cover letter, with advice on which greeting to use, do and don'ts, and templates.

How to Write a Resume Employers Will Notice

Write a resume employers will notice by using a simple format and a standard font. Lead with a professional summary, list accomplishments rather than tasks and quantify results when possible.

How to Format a Cover Letter (With Tips and Examples)

Cover letters include your contact information, a greeting, around three paragraphs, a closing and your signature. Review these tips and a cover letter example to get started.

7 Powerful Ways to Start a Cover Letter (With Examples)

Start your cover letters with authenticity and enthusiasm, letting your personality and qualifications shine through. Here are several examples.

Writing a Resume with No Experience

What should you include on your first resume? Here are several tips and examples to help you craft a powerful and compelling resume with no work experience so you can impress employers and land a your first job.

10 Best Skills to Include on a Resume

Learn how to highlight 10 of the best skills that employers look for on your resume, how to choose between hard and soft skills, and more with Indeed Career Guide.

17 Customer Service Skills: Definitions and Examples

Learn how to develop 17 customer service skills that will help you work with customers and achieve career success, while gaining positive feedback from both customers and employers.

Transferable Skills: Definitions and Examples

Whether you’re early in your career or have years of experience, you likely have several transferable skills useful to different employers and industries.

Q&A: What's the Ideal Cover Letter Length?

Cover letters should be one page or less in length, and made up of three to four paragraphs that explain your interest in the job and highlight your most impressive accomplishments.

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