Job Readiness - Resumes, Interviews & Applications

Resumes - Resume Formats

Highlights the various styles of resumes (chronological, functional, & combination) to help the job seeker choose which format works best for their situation.

Career Transitions

Accessible via the Career Tools Shortcut at the Tennessee Electronic Library, Career Transition offers a resume builder along with other resources that prove helpful for job seekers.

EMSI Career Coach Resume Builder

Input information and export/download to Microsoft Word.

Resources offered by the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development.  After registering, the site offers access to a resume builder as well as job listings and occupational data.

LearningExpress Library aka LearnATest - Accessible via the Career Tools Shortcut at the Tennessee Electronic Library

Microsoft Word Resume Templates can be used to create professional-looking resumes. To access these templates, visit Microsoft Word on the desktop. Under File, choose New. Then click on Templates on My Computer in the right-hand column. Under Templates, choose Other Documents. Finally, select resume style to customize for your purposes.

NY Career Zone

Career readiness site sponsored by the New York Department of Labor.



A nationwide networking site for career seekers and employers.


Microsoft Online learning for careers computers, math, and reading.


Experience Works Practice Job Application

Sample online job application for practice purposes.

Job Readiness

Career One Stop

A single stop site for education, job training, résumés, and interviews. This site also has opportunity for networking.

Career Journal

This site allows you to browse the Wall Street Journal’s career section online.

Career Transitions

Users have the opportunity to search for jobs, create a personal profile and use a Career Toolkit to build and save resumes, cover letters, and references. Career Transitions also features quick assessments to help people identify new opportunities based on current skills, occupational knowledge, and interests.

Digital Literacy

This site is used to share and enhance the tools necessary to learn computer and Internet skills needed in today’s global work environment.

Job Choices

Job searches, resumes, career development, and advice for college graduates

Job Hunters Bible

This site was designed as a practical Manual for job hunters and career changers. Networking is also available on this site.

LearningExpress Library (Learn-A-Test)

General development in school arranged from elementary, middle, high, GED, college and even for jobs and careers. This site also allows you to retake any test they provide for practice.

Microsoft Career Center for Job Seekers

Tips for success, tools needed to obtain a job and tips fior college students. This site is powered by

Monster Career Advice

An advice site for jobseekers to search nationwide job listings and post their resume for potential employers. The site also offers opportunities for networking

MN Creative Job Search

Creative job search and planning site sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development

Quintessential Careers

A nationwide networking site for career seekers and employers.


A site that provides you with high caliber online learning 24 hours of the Day.

Riley Guide

Posts free career and employment information. This site also allows networking opportunities.

SocialJobs Partnership

The Social Jobs Partnership is a collaboration between Facebook, the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), Direct Employers Association (DE), and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA). This site help facilitates employment for America’s jobless through the use of social networks.

Susan Ireland’s Job Lounge

This site is devoted to job services. Services this site provides are help building a resume, writing letters, and lessons on job interviews.

Tennessee Department of Labor

Get information involving labor laws, job fairs, and headlines obtaining facts on employment rates and workplace safety.

Tennessee Electronic Library

The Tennessee Electronic Library provides access to a variety of helpful career resources from the interview process to starting your own business.


This sites mission is to equip job seekers like you with the advice, research, and inspiration you need to plan and achieve a successful career.