A functional or combination résumé has a number of

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A functional or combination résumé has a number of advantages. It stresses your skills so employers can see at a glance what you can do for them. It is also good for a person—like you—who doesn't have extensive employment history in his or her chosen field. The drawback of functional and combination résumés is that some employers are suspicious of them because they tend to obscure work experience. When employers don't see work experience up front they tend to think you might be trying to hide something, so a chronological résumé would be a better choice.Introductory StatementA résumé typically begins with an introductory statement. This is the place where you can "brand" yourself as a person who can help the company.Which introductory statement works best for this job application?YOU CHOSE OPTION 4Accounting Bulldog Syracuse University B.S. in Economics with wide training in accounting and CPA eligibility. Proven abilities to solve tough problems in a highly complex business environment. When it comes to solving problems, I'm a bulldog for getting the job done.You were next asked which introductory statement works best for this job application. You chose the following:Accounting Bulldog
Syracuse University B.S. in Economics with wide training in accounting and CPA eligibility. Proven abilities to solve tough problems in a highly complex business environment. When it comes to solving problems, I’m a bulldog for getting the job done.This bulldog image is distinctive, if a bit corny. It may catch the attention of your recipient, orit may turn her off. Also, Trader Joe's is definitely a business environment but it seems a bit of an exaggeration to call it a "highly complex" one.Technical Skills and TrainingThe functional or combination résumé focuses on skills, capabilities, and accomplishments rather than employment experience. For an accounting job, technical abilities are important for success.Which presentation of technical skills and training is best for your résumé?YOU CHOSE OPTION 3Technical Skills and Training in: Financial Analysis Trend Analysis Inventory Management Standard Cost Analysis Tax Preparation Variance Analysis Cost-Benefit Evaluation Budgeting and Planning Software Applications: Excel, SAP, Oracle, QuickBooks, PowerPoint, SQL, Cognos, Pervasive When asked which presentation of technical skills and training is best for your résumé, you chose the following:Technical Skills and Training in:Financial AnalysisTrend AnalysisInventory ManagementStandard Cost AnalysisTax PreparationVariance AnalysisCost-Benefit EvaluationBudgeting and PlanningSoftware Applications: Excel, SAP, Oracle, QuickBooks, PowerPoint, SQL, Cognos, PervasiveThis presentation has an easy-access bullet format that lists appropriate technical skills.

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