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Even in our age of social networking, don’t underestimate the importance of a solid resume and cover letter. They’re often a company’s first look at your background and skills, which means they need to be organized and well-polished. Well represented skills on a résumé can be the determining factor between employment and the job of your dreams. Dice is here to help you with some helpful resume templates and tips for making the perfect statement:

Just Graduated? Time to Write a Great First Resume
So you’re entering the tech industry. A great resume is key to landing your first job. Here’s how to put one together.

Best Resume Templates for Engineers and Other Tech Professionals
No matter what your job or specialization, there’s a resume template that will put your skills and experience in the best possible light.

Java, Data, Web Development Resume Terms You Must Include
Keywords are huge when it comes to your resume and cover letter. Here are the best ones to include for specific specializations.

5 Things That Will Screw Up Your Cover Letter
Avoid these mistakes at all costs.

Best Times and Days to Submit Your Resume and Job Application
There’s a theory that some days are better than others when it comes to applying. Here’s how that breaks down.

How to Handle Employment Gaps on Your CV
Lots of people have some employment gaps in their resume. That’s not a deal-killer when it comes to landing a great new job, though.

5 Ways to Update That Outdated Resume ASAP
We’re all busy, and sometimes it’s easy to forget to update our resumes regularly. Fortunately, updating your materials is often a straightforward process.

5 Worst Things to Do on Your Resume
Make sure to avoid these potential mistakes with your resume-building!

The Dice Resume Center: Free Sample Resumes
We’re pleased to provide this library of free sample resumes covering a range of IT jobs.

Power Verbs for Your Résumé and Cover Letter
Power verbs bring your resume to life. They paint a picture for the reviewer by highlighting your skills and accomplishments, affirm your communication skills, and help you stand out in a crowd. Begin each statement or phrase with a power verb, then take you resume to the next level, by inserting action-packed power verbs into your work history and branding statement. Here are some of our power verb suggestions (by category) to help you get started.

And don’t forget Dice’s Career Development Resources, featuring a comprehensive library of resources for everything from writing the ideal CV to interviewing. It’ll help you get on the right track, wherever you want to go. 


To help ease the process of crafting the perfect resume, we’ve created some specific resume templates that will put you over the top with any application.

.NET Developer Resume Template Access Developer Resume Template
Android Developer Resume Template Application Developer Resume Template
Applications Manager Resume Template Back-End Developer Resume Template
Basic Entry Level IT Resume Template Big Data Engineer Resume Template
Business Analyst Resume Template Business Analyst with Oracle EBS and Supply Chain Expertise Resume Template
C++ Developer Resume Template Chief Information Officer Resume Template
Chief Technology Officer Resume Template Cloud Administrator Resume Template
Cloud Architect Resume Template Data Analyst Resume Template
Data Modeler Resume Template Data Scientist Resume Template
Data Visualization Engineer Resume Template Data Warehouse Developer Resume Template
Database Developer Resume Template Database Security Analyst Resume Template
DBA Resume Template DevOps Engineer Resume Template
Disaster Recovery Manager Resume Template E-Health Implementation Specialist Resume Template
Electrical Engineer Resume Template Electronics Technician Resume Template
Embedded Software and Robotics Engineer Resume Template Enterprise Architect Resume Template
Entry-Level IT Resume Template ERP Consultant Resume Template
Freelance iOS Resume Template Freelance Project Manager Resume Template
Front-End Developer Resume Template Game Developer Resume Template
Graphic Designer Resume Template Hadoop Developer Resume Template
Healthcare IT Compliance and Security Officer Resume Template Help Desk Manager Resume Template
Help Desk Resume Template Information Security Analyst Resume Template
Information Security Consultant Resume Template IT Auditor Resume Template
IT Director Resume Template IT Vendor Project Manager Resume Template
Java Developer Resume Template Junior Software Engineer Resume Template
Junior Web Developer Resume Template LAN Administrator Resume Template
LAN Engineer Resume Template Linux System Administrator Resume Template
Mainframe Programmer Resume Template Marketing Database Analyst (Chronological) Resume Template
Marketing Database Analyst (Hybrid) Resume Template Mobile Device Manager Resume Template
Network Administrator Resume Template Network Engineer Resume Template
Online Game Developer Resume Template Operations Manager Resume Template
Oracle Applications Developer Resume Template Oracle EBS Functional Consultant Resume Template
Peoplesoft Database Administrator Resume Template Peoplesoft Financials Resume Template
Predictive Analytics Developer Resume Template Product Manager Resume Template
Program Manager Resume Template Project Coordinator Resume Template
Project Engineer Resume Template Project Manager Resume Template
QA Analyst Resume Template QA Tester Resume Template
Ruby on Rails Developer Resume Template Ruby on Rails Web Developer Resume Template
Sales Engineer Resume Template SAP CRM Functional Consultant Resume Template
SAP HR Consultant Resume Template SAP NetWeaver Resume Template
SAP Portal Architect Resume Template Scrum Master Resume Template
Security Analyst Resume Template Senior Application Developer Resume Template
Senior Information Architect Resume Template Senior Software Engineer Resume Template
Senior UNIX Administrator Resume Template Senior Web Developer Resume Template
SharePoint Architect (Contractor) Resume Template Siebel Developer Resume Template
Software Developer Resume Template Software Engineer Resume Template
SQL Developer Resume Template Storage Architect Resume Template
Systems Administrator Resume Template Systems Analyst Resume Template
Systems Engineer (Virtualization) Resume Template Tech Evangelist Resume Template
Technical Project Manager Resume Template Technical Support Manager Resume Template
Technical Trainer Resume Template Technical Writer Resume Template
Technology Consultant Resume Template UI/UX Designer Resume Template
UX Designer Resume Template Unix Developer Resume Template
User Experience Architect Resume Template VBA Developer Resume Template
Web App Developer Seeking Startup Position Resume Template Web Developer Resume Template
Windows Desktop Specialist Resume Template Wireless Network Engineer Resume Template