Chronological vs. Functional Style Resumes

  The format, or style of your resume, is a little bit like the outfit you put on – in this case, put on your resume. What you choose to wear each day depends on you purpose, your agenda that day. Even your classic black and white “staples” can be worn in many styles – casual to professional looks – depending where you are going, right? Different looks are better for different situations.   Chronological vs. Functional formats: Similarly, there is not one ‘right’ way to format your resume.  It depends on your situation, what you are trying to accomplish, Read More

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