Standard Resume Formats

Get to know the four standard resume formats to decide which one will work best for your current job search.

The types of resumes are the:

The Chronological Resume

The chronological resume is best used when your career direction is clear and your work history matches or supports your job target. This type of resume:

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The Functional Resume

The functional resume is best used for career changers, re-entry or entry-level job seekers. This type of resume:

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The Federal Resume

The Federal Resume is distinctly different from a private sector resume. This type of resume:

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