Building A professional Resume

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What are the types of resumes
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chronlogical functional combination
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Begins with employment history starting with most recent: includes key accomplishments and qualifications for each job.
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chronological resume
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Why are chronological resume preferred
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because they can easily scan what jobs you have held, when you held them, and what you accomplished there.
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Describe how to set up a chronological resume
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Education section follows, including the schools you attended and when, degree earned, your majors/minors, and any honors or awards received. (For new grads: list Education first, then Experience.
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What type of resume is best fit for myself since I am a student
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chronological resume
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Chronological resumes benefit what type of job seekers with
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a strong work history.
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what type of resume Focuses more on the skills you have acquired rather than a listing of positions you have held
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functional resume
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a function resume highlight
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a few key areas of experience and list responsibilities and accomplishments for each experience area.
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May want to consider a functional resume if you are a
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Many recruiters and employers do not prefer functional resumes and they are not accepted on most online employer career pages and job sites.
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Hybrid of chronological and functional resumes.
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combination resume
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Skill clusters with accomplishments are listed first, followed by a work history section in reverse-chronological order is a
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combination resume
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How do you set up a combination resume
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The work history section need only be job titles held, name and location of the companies, and your dates of employment
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Resumes \”DO’s\”
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Use professional paper (resume paper, white, gray, or beige) No more than one page (unless you are doing a CV) Fill as much \”white space\” within the margins Keep everything aligned Use easy to read font Use bullets Be consice
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Resume \”DONTS\”
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Don’t use font smaller than 10pt Don’t include your photograph Don’t use bright paper Don’t type \”References available upon request\”. Don’t include salary requests Don’t include personal information (age, marital status, weight, height, etc.)
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an organized collection of relevant documents and artifacts that showcases your talents, most relevant skills, and charts your professional growth
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portfolio
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What do you include in your portfolio
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Resume References Awards Accomplishments Volunteer and community service (phototographs) Grade sheets with positive comments (omit patient’s name)
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How should you present your porfolio
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Each document should be in sheet protector Should be in chronological order Professional apperance .5-1inch binder (white, black, or blue)

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