Job-seekers and students who would like free help with creating a cover letter and résumé, or writing a literature paper, read on.

My former résumé. The first person to read your résumé will spend only about 10 seconds quickly reviewing it. Using this format makes for difficult reading.

Maybe you need tutoring help with a research paper on literature or on some other English-related topic …

Or you’re a job-seeker who’s not sure what to say on your cover letter and résumé to ensure that you have the best chance of landing the interview — and the position you want …


Or you’re a business owner who needs assistance with, say, editing your website or writing copy for it …

Located in the downtown Lake Worth, Fla., offices of Florida Food & Farm, at 803 Lake Ave., Your Career Advantage (www.your-career-advantage.net) is run by a retired college and university instructor who also served as a newspaper writer and editor.

My new, improved résumé. Boldfacing and bullet points make a résumé easy to read.

How can Your Career Advantage benefit you?

  • Part One provides general information, for everyone, about creating a cover letter and résumé.
  • Part Two is designed for high-school students who need a cover letter and résumé.
  • Do you have a criminal record and want to create a cover letter and résumé? See Part Three.
  • Part Four provides general tips on mechanics (for example, capitalization) and grammar.
  • Part Five has advice — such as how to write an effective thesis statement — for those writing a paper on literature.
  • If you need copywriting, speechwriting or editing help, I can help with that, too.

So visit www.your-career-advantage.net for a variety of free, helpful advice. If you still need assistance, please contact us through the website or email [email protected]

Thanks!