Resume Styles

Chronological Resume – A chronological resume starts by listing your work history with your most recent position listed first. Your jobs are listed in reverse chronological order with your current, or most recent job, first, followed by your other jobs. Chronological Resume Example & More Info

Combination Resume – A combination resume lists your skills and experience first. Your employment history is listed next. With this type of resume you can highlight the skills you have that are relevant to the job you are applying for, and also provide a chronological work history. Combination Resume Example & More Info

Functional Resume – A functional resume focuses on your skills and abilities, instead of on your chronological work history. It is typically used by job seekers who are changing careers or who have gaps in their employment history. Functional Resume Example & More Info

Resume With Profile – A resume wtih a profile statement includes a two or three sentence summary of your skills, experiences and goals as they relate to a specific job opening. Resume With Profile ExampleResume With Profile Statement & More Info

Targeted Resume – A targeted resume is a resume that is customized so that it specifically highlights the experience and skills you have that are relevant to the job you are applying for. Targeted Resume Example & More Info

Mini Resume – A mini resume contains a brief summary of your career highlights and qualifications. It can be used for networking purposes or shared upon request from a prospective employer or reference writer who may want an overview of your accomplishments, rather than a full length resume. Mini Resume Example & More Info

Nontraditional Resume – Nontraditional resumes include infographics, online portfolios, video resumes, personal career-focused websites and blogs, social resumes. Nontraditional Resume Examples & More Info

 

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