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FUNCTIONAL RESUMES EXPLAINED

Answers to Common Questions About Functional Resumes   After my post “Chronological vs. Functional Resumes“, I’ve received a few questions – and I know it can be puzzling to figure out which resume format works best for YOUR unique work history, and most importantly – current job goals!   So this post is for you, dear readers, hope it helps! How is it different from a chronological resume? A chronological resume is what most people think of, listing their work history in reverse time order including job title, company name & location and dates, then listing the skills, experiences and Read More





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Chronological vs. Functional – and other great resume debates

  THE GREAT DEBATES: Answers to long standing and much discussed questions about resumes over three weeks of posts. 1. One page only, or is two-pager okay? (last week) 2. Chronological vs. Functional formats (this week) 3. Do I need an Objective Statement, or not? (next week)   Let me preface this by saying that resumes writers and employers alike have varying opinions and preferences on all three of these questions.  There aren’t really any completely right or wrong answers, just different perspectives.  Here are mine:   2. Chronological vs. Functional formats: There is not one ‘right’ way to format Read More