PROFESSIONAL RESUME• First link between you and the potential employer• Focuses the interviewer’s attention on your strongest points • Strongest points • Gives you full credit for your achievements • Presents a positive picture of your best qualities
TWO TYPES OF RESUMES• Functional Resume• Chronological Resume
FUNCTIONAL RESUME• Selective and only highlights those skills pertinent to your job objective
CHRONOLOGICAL RESUME• Used to combine all experiences and employment history written in order by date starting with the most recent positions working backwards
THE CHRONOLOGICAL AND FUNCTIONAL RESUME DIFFERENCES• Offers the same basic information• Name, address, phone number, career objective, professional profile, educational information, description of experience, and etc.
DIFFERENCE IN HOW THEINFORMATION IS PRESENTED• You can swap everything up and put it in your own order of appearance
INFORMATION INCLUDED IN A RESUME Phone Name Address Number Employment Job Tittle City History Educational State Information