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There are three types
of resumes: chronological, functional and combination.
The chronological resume lists job and education history in a reverse
chronological order. The functional resume concentrates on skills and
abilities. In this approach, names of employers, dates and education
history details are omitted and the information is not presented
Most employers prefer chronological resumes because the format makes it much easier to see the applicant’s career progression. The majority of the advice included here relates most closely with the chronological format. While a functional resume may work better for someone who is changing fields and wants to use a more skills-oriented format, it may be better to try a combination resume instead. This style combines the primary elements of the chronological and functional resume formats by presenting relevant skills and abilities but doing so in chronological order.