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  1. 1. After a thirty (30) second glance lots of resumes get thrown into the ... One of the reasons this happens is because the resume writer has failed to use the ... resume format. Each inresume writing tips
  2. 2. After a thirty (30) second glance lots of resumes get thrown into thewastebasket One of the reasons this happens is because theresume writer has failed to use the appropriate resume format Eachindividual has different work experiences and objectives You mayhave gaps in your work history You may be changing careers orhave had jobs progressively in the same field
  3. 3. You need to choose a format that is to your advantage and showsyou as the best candidate for the job Here are the two (2) mainresume formats used Decide which is best for you 1 TheChronological Resume Format: Objective Summary ExperienceEducation References The chronological resume format is the mostpopular resume writing tips format used by persons, especially thosewho write their own resume
  4. 4. However, itÂ’s not for everyone This resume format is for you if;you have constantly moved to better and better jobs; all your jobshave been in the same field (more or less); you have no significantperiods of unemployment From the information above, should yourresume format be a chronological one? If your answer is yes thenyouÂ’re good to go If however your answer is no then the followingformat is for you 2
  5. 5. The Functional Resume Format: Objective AccomplishmentsCapabilities Employment History Education References Thefunctional resume format is designed to emphasize youraccomplishments and skills needed to do the job youÂ’re applyingfor This takes the spotlight of your work history, especially if thereare gaps in you work history This resume format is for you if;youÂ’re changing careers; youÂ’re re-entering the job market;youÂ’re skills and accomplishments are stronger than your workexperience; you have little work experience A functional resumeformat works especially well if youÂ’re a recent graduate HereÂ’s avariation of this resume format
  6. 6. Objective Skills Education Work Experience Activities and HonorsReferences Choosing the right resume format for you is a criticalstep in making a winning resume And a resume is what get you ajob interview, which in turn gets you the job So be vigilant and knowwhich resume format suits you best and use it------------------------------------------------------------------- Fayola Peters isa professional resume writer
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