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Resumes and Cover Letters

In Canada, employers usually expect to receive a resume (curriculum vitae) and a cover letter when you apply for a job.

Read books about cover letter and resume writing. Use the VPL catalogue and search the subject “Resumes (employment)”.

Some books available at VPL include:

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Tip: Canadian job applicants don’t provide their birth date, place of birth, or photo with their resumes

Preparing for an Interview

VPL has many resources to help you prepare for an interview. Read books or watch DVDs about interview techniques. Use the VPL catalogue and search subject “Employment Interviewing.”

Some of the materials at VPL include:

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