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

Get Your Resume to the Top of the Yes Pile

  This was published a few years ago when I was interviewed by a writer from the Army Wives Network.  The link isn’t active anymore, so I’m recycling the Q & A here, for YOUR reading pleasure ….   The time has come and you are ready to start a job search. Your first step is creating a professional stand-out resume. Many people are a little intimidated at the prospect of creating a resume.   Here are some common questions answered with firsthand knowledge of what works and what doesn’t when it comes to professional resumes.     Q: What are some Read More