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Career Resources

Scope: This guide is a selected list of resources that will be useful for locating career resources, including interviewing, salary negotiation, resumes, cover letters, and job information. Both print sources and Internet sites are included.

Table of Contents:

Books & Videos on Interviewing

Books & Videos on Resumes, CVs, & Cover Letters

Books on Job Hunting

Web Sites


  • Common mistakes people make in interviews Media VHS - Lower Level HF5549.5.I6C6 1995
  • The interview Media VHS - Lower Level HF5549.5.I6I64 1997
  • Are you ready to interview? Media VHS - Lower Level HF5549.5.I6A74 1997
  • 201 best questions to ask on your interview  Reference Table 1A HF 5549.5.I6K3 2002
  • 90-minute interview prep book Reference Table 1A HF5549.5.I6S35 1996
  • The complete Q & A job interview book Reference Table 1A HF5549.5.I6A43 2004
  • Your first interview Reference Table 1A HF5549.5.I6F76 1996
  • Readymade interview questions  Reference Table 1A HF5549.5.I6P42 2001
  • The unofficial guide to acing the interview  Davis Campus Library HF5549.5.I6T85 1999

Resumes, CVs, and Cover Letters

  • Selling yourself on paper Media VHS - Lower Level HF5383.S44 1997
  • Curriculum vitae handbook: Using your CV to present and promote your academic career Reference Table 1A LB2331.72.A58 1994
  • How to write a winning personal statement for graduate and professional school: Exclusive tips from admissions officers at the nation's top law, business, medical, and graduate schools Reference Table 1A LB2351.52 .U6S74 1997
  • The new 90 minute resume Reference Table 1A HF 5383.S325 1996
  • Resumes that knock 'em dead Reference Table 1A HF5383.Y38 2006
  • The Adams resume almanac HF5383.A27 1994
  • Cover letters that knock 'em dead Reference Table 1A HF5383.Y378 2006

Job Hunting

  • guide to job searching  Reference Table 1A HF 5382.7.D69 2006
  • Adams job almanac  Reference Table 1A HF 5382.75.U6A33 2007
  • Job strategies for people with disabilities Reference Table 1B HV1568.5.W58 1992
  • The colorblind career : What every African-American, Hispanic-American, and Asian-American needs to succeed in today's tough job market Reference Table 1B HF5381.S775 1997
  • The encyclopedia of careers and vocational guidance Reference Table 1B HF5381.E52 2000
  • Professional careers sourcebook : Where to find help planning careers that require college or technical degrees Reference Table 1B HF5382.5.U5P76 2000
  • America's top jobs for people without a four-year degree : Featuring good jobs in all major occupations and industries Reference Table 1B HD5724.F27 1999
  • Daily Telegraph guide to working abroad  Reference Table 1B HF 5549.5 .E45G64 2000
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook Reference Table 1B L 2.3/4-4: Also online at
  • 100 jobs in technology Reference Table 1B TA158.H38
  • What can you do with a major in Biology? Reference Table 1B QH 314.W46 2005
  • What can you do with a major in Business? Reference Table 1B HF 5381.2.W46 2005
  • What can you do with a major in Education? Reference Table 1B LB 1715.H67 2005
  • What can you do with a major in English? Reference Table 1B HF 5382.7 .O32 2005
  • What can you do with a major in Psychology? Reference Table 1B BF 76.O32 2005

Job Hunting in Utah

  • Job Seeker's Guide to Utah, 5th edition Reference Table 1A Reference HF5382.75.U6J62 2000
  • Utah Career Information Includes info on top jobs in the future, self-assessment, etc.
  • Web sites specifically for Utah jobs

Web Sites

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Updated February 23, 2009      Please send comments to to Fran Zedney
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