Chronological or Functional Résumé?

Your résumé is an organized written presentation of you—of your relevant information and accomplishments specifically targeted toward your job search. It is not a laundry list of jobs. Instead, it is a clear, concise professional picture of you and your work history.

  • Determine your format below and stick with it.
  • Use bulleted statements and avoid long paragraphs. Don't bore your reader.
    • Avoid using “responsible for,” “duties include,” or “responsibilities include.”
    • Avoid using personal pronouns—I, me, my.

    Remember: It is the reader's perception of you that will make an impact.

  • Use a large enough font that ...

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