Posted by on 15 Jun 2013 | Tagged as: Articles
The Different Styles Of Resumes
There are different basic styles of the resumes that are used for the various job openings. Read here about the 5 basic types of resumes or CV and choose the format that best suits your career.
- Chronological Resume:
This is the type of resume that starts with your work history. The jobs are listed in the descending or chronological order with the last job experience appearing first. This is the best style of resume for those who have a very strong and rich work experience.
- Functional Resume:
This is the style of resume where your focus is more on your skills and abilities. You first write about your skills followed by your work history. This type is well suited for all those who have gaps in their careers and also those who frequently keep switching over their careers.
- Combination Resume:
The Combination Resume uses combination of both the chronological and functional resume styles as the name suggests. Here you list your skills and then the work history that are relevant to what is being asked by the recruiter.
- Targeted Resume:
This resume is made by keeping the post that you are applying for in mind thus laying stress on those skills and experience that are desired by the employer. Writing the Targeted Resume is a thinkers job. You have to think very wisely before preparing this resume. However this style is best used when you want to achieve the job that is matching your requirements the most.
- Mini Resume:
This is like the summary of your career so far. Here you mention your skills, qualifications and brief information on your experience. This style is generally used to give for example your new boss a brief intro of your career.
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