Cover Letters, Resumes and Interviewing

Cover Letters


JobNow (eLearning at SFPL)

Use a variety of flexible templates for different kinds of business letters including cover letters. Word and phrase suggestions.

Resume Writing


SFPL eLearning Resources

Electronic resources on a full range of topics including job search skills and vocational training. Free eLearning outside of SFPL. Templates and tutorials in Gale Course, Learning Express and JobNow. Videos in on job searching and careers. SFPL library card and PIN/password required.

Office of Economic and Workforce development

Resume classes - OEWD SF

PDF calendar files of local Neighborhood Access Service Points. Offers classes and employment specialist consultations. Free at locations throughout San Francisco.


Goodwill/CAP - OEWF SF

Offers weekly job search classes.


Job Search Workshops at

Offers free workshops on resume writing, networking, interviewing and more. Strategize in a safe environment with other 50+ job seekers. Group facilitated by JVS staff and includes topics such as addressing age discrimination in the hiring process, highlighting your strengths and career transitioning. 



California Employment Development Department’s job database. Allows users to search for jobs, build résumés, access career resources, find qualified candidates for employment, gather information on education and training and more. Create a basic resume by entering your information into a template. Create a login and password to save your information.

Job Interviewing



An inside look at jobs, salaries, company reviews and interview questions asked at companies and organizations.


JobNow (Library card required for remote access)

Consult with an interview expert about techniques, questions, best practices, industries and more.

5 Habits of Exceptionally Charismatic People

Video: Vanessa Van Edwards,, 6.02 minutes.

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves.

Video: Amy Cuddy, Social Psychologist on TED. 21 minutes.

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