Seven Steps to Building a Great Resume

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Unformatted text preview: Chronological Format is organized by job titles with the most recent position listed first. http://jobstar.org/tools/resume/tempchr.php Functional Format The functional resume rearranges employment history into sections that highlight areas of skill and accomplishment http://jobstar.org/tools/resume/tempfun.php Combination Format Chronological Format You have a steady work history You are able to demonstrate upward mobility You are applying for a job similar to your present position You have worked for a Fortune 100 company with impressive name recognition Functional Format You are changing careers You are returning to the workforce after a long hiatus Those with very diverse experiences that don't add up to a clear-cut career path. College students with minimal experience and/or experience unrelated to their chosen career field. Career-changers who wish to enter a field very different from what all their previous experience points to. Functional Format Those with gaps in their work history, such as homemakers who took time to raise and family and now wish to return to the workplace. For them, a chronological format can draw undue attention to those gaps, while a functional resume enables them to portray transferable skills attained through such activities as domestic management and volunteer work. Military transitioners entering a different field from the work they did in the military. Functional Format Job-seekers whose predominate or most relevant...
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