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How to Choose the Best Resume Format

Tips for Selecting a Resume Format

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How to Choose the Best Resume Format

Resume options include chronological, functional, combination and targeted formats.

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Do you need help deciding on how to choose the best resume format? Here's information on how to select the best resume format for your work history, including choosing a chronological, a functional, combination, or a targeted resume format.

How to Select the Best Resume Format

Choose a Resume Format
There are several basic types of resumes used to apply for job openings. Depending on your personal circumstances, choose a chronological, a functional, combination, or a targeted resume. Take the time to customize your resume - it's well worth the effort.

How to Format Your Resume
Once you have decided on a type of resume, generate a list of information to include on your resume, then compile the details to format your resume into a customized resume to send to employers.

Use a Resume Template
Next, use a resume template as a starting point for creating your own resume. Add your information to the resume template, then tweak and edit it to personalize your resume, so it highlights your skills and abilities.

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