Q: I would be very thankful if you could examine my resume. Basically I have more experience as a cataloger, but I was cross-trained in other areas as well. I was laid off and I am looking for a job without job.
TA: We aren’t in a position to review individual resumes, but there are services out there. If you’re attending any professional association conferences soon, there are often free resume reviewing services available on site. If you’re a member of a professional association, you can check with membership services to see if they offer mail-on resume reviewing services. Your career services center from your undergraduate and graduate institutions may also offer these services (and many others) to alumni, so be sure to check there. And finally, there are consultants who offer these services for a fee. A quick internet search (“resume review services libraries”) will yield several responses, so you can check them out and find something that’s a good fit for you in terms of geography, services offered and associated fees.