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Oct 25

Kinds of Resumes 2

A second kind of resume

Then we have the functional type of resume, based on
It clusters your work experience and skills by skill areas or job function.

By organizing the information in this manner, it tends to not call attention to your lack of experience in a field.

The functional resume is very useful for first-time job seekers, those re-entering the workforce for the first time after a significant gap, and career changers.

If you are one of those kind of job seekers, then copy and paste this sample into a word processing program, and start filling out the data relevant to you.

Don’t worry if you get stuck. We will explain more about the categories later in this series.

FIRST AND LAST NAME
Address Line 1
Address Line 2
City, State Zip Code
(555) 555-5555

OBJECTIVE

Include objective here

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Qualification—

Short summary of skills, accomplishments, or responsibilities for this specific qualification.

Qualification—

Short summary of skills, accomplishments, or responsibilities for this specific qualification.

Qualification—

Short summary of skills, accomplishments, or responsibilities for this specific qualification.

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

Job Title (can include employer and/or dates)

* Main responsibilities or accomplishments

Job Title (can include employer and/or dates)

* Main responsibilities or accomplishments

EDUCATION: college, degree, GPA if impressive enough

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

AWARDS OR PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Try to confine yourself to two pages, and put your references on a clearly labeled but separate page for when and if the time comes.


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