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"In this century, the ability to think logically and the ability to communicate effectively are more highly prized by employers than ever before.  A strong back is not nearly as important as a strong knack for written communication.  Students who have mastered demanding technical skills may find their chances for a job undercut by their failure to write a compelling or even coherent application letter. Once they are on the job, their prospects for advancement may depend on their successful demonstration of competent writing skills."   Former U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey

  MSU-Billings Career Services

Billings Job Service Home Page

State of Montana (State Jobs)

America’s Job Bank

Career Info Net
Career Voyages

The Career Occupational INformation Kingdom

Small Business Administration

U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics  Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), 2006-07 Edition  It is useful for finding things, such as skills, to put on your résumé. You can also check into jobs you would like to get and see what skills you possess that would enable you to land the job.

Career Advancement for Professionals

Federal Jobs Central

Job Star
Career development and job-search advice for new college graduates

College job listing and resume markets.

The Riley Guide:  Using the Internet in Your Job Search

Scannable Résumés

Proven Résumés
Scannable Résumé Fundamentals: How to Write Text Résumés

The Riley Guide:  Résumés
and Cover Letters


Two Hundred of the World’s Best Cover Letters for Job Hunters 
Lots of tips on dealing with different situations relating to the work world.
Model Job Application Letter

Action Verbs Handout
Personal Traits List
Résumé Work Sheet
Practice Application Form
email Susan Baack This page was last updated 11/19/2012
  since 4/22/05