Resume Samples: Chronological vs Function Resume Formats

Happy Friday! I’ve talked about these 2 resume formats before: chronological and functional. Both can work quite well, depending on your skill set, your career goals, and your experience. Here is an overview of each with a resume sample for each format. Chronological Resume Format:  This is the most common resume format. A chronological resume…

Your Resume is More Than a Laundry List.

When you think of a resume, you probably think of it as a list of the places you’ve worked and what you did at each job. Ahhh, but it’s so much more than that. So what is a resume? 1. Your resume is an opportunity to shine. Instead of listing every little thing you did…

Will Your Resume Make the Cut? (Part 1)

A few years back, I was put in charge of finding qualified candidates for a job where I worked. Once we placed the ad on Craigslist, we began receiving resumes. We didn’t receive 5, or 10, or even 50 – we received upwards of 250 resumes and cover letters the first day. Thinking this would…