Why do you need different resumes for different jobs?

You need to write your resume according to the job you're applying to.

How does a resume format help you get the job? Do you know what the different resume formats are? If not, you should read this article. This will help you decide which resume format to should use when you apply.

There are three kinds of resume formats:
• Functional Resume
• Chronological Resume
• Combination (Hybrid) Resume

Functional Resume

If you have several gaps or change in your career, functional is a good option. This format focuses on your skills rather than your work history.

Chronological Resume

This format is used by a person who has a strong work history, usually used by those who had several experiences in one career path/industry. It highlights achievements and professional experiences.

The most commonly used and recognized resume for applying is the Chronological Resume, but then it depends on the job. If the job requires special skills to be highlighted, then you should use Functional or Combination Resume. But if you had several experiencesin the same field of work, use a Chronological Resume.

Combination (Hybrid) Resume

This is a combination of functional and chronological resumes. You should use this format if your skills and abilities are more relevant than your work experience. 

Structure: Functional Resume

Source: thealmanac.org

Confused on how to write your resume? You can follow this structure and add a dash of creativity to make your special skills or your selling point stand out.

  1. Personal/Contact Information
  2. Qualification Summary/Objective
  3. Education
  4. Relevant Skills
  5. Awards/Involvement


Structure: Chronological Resume

Source: template.net
  1. Personal/Contact Information
  2. Career Objective/Summary
  3. Professional Experience
  4. Key Skills/Relevant Skills
  5. Education
  6. Awards (optional)


Structure: Combination Resume

Source: resumecompanion.com
  1. Personal/Contact Information
  2. Qualification Summary
  3. Additional Skills
  4. Work History and Experience
  5. Education
  6. Awards (Optional)


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