Chronological Resume

A resume that describes your work history in reverse chronological order. Ideal for most applicants that don't have a lot of gaps or concerns about employment histories with their resume.

 

Functional Resume

A resume made of mostly skills, broken down to different types of skills, with work history down at the bottom in reverse chronological order or summary listing. Ideal for new workers, students, those with gaps.

 

Combination Resume

A resume that focuses on relevant work experience for a job you apply for, while only briefly summarizing non-affiliated work history.

Resumes, Letters and Reference Sheets

Chronological Resumes

**Note** Most of these resumes contain bullets that are made up of symbols, rather than traditional MS Word bullets. If you need to create a new sentence and use a bullet, simply copy and paste the symbol (bullet) that the resume is using already, into the appropriate place.

Browse the resumes and cover letters listed below and choose one to open and edit. Once you select your resume, save it to your USB flash drive or to the computer.

After editing, make sure you have a final copy saved (either email it to your self or save it to disk). Once you have your finished product, you will want to make sure you target the resume appropriately.

You should also include a cover letter with your resume and review the job searching and interviewing tips on this site to assist you in your job search.

Types of Resumes

Free Resumes, Tips and more

Functional Resumes

**Note** Most of these resumes contain bullets that are made up of symbols, rather than traditional MS Word bullets. If you need to create a new sentence and use a bullet, simply copy and paste one that the resume is using already, into the appropriate place.

What are targeted resumes?

A Targeted resume is a resume that looks as though it was written for one specific job that is advertised or promoted. Typically, it will include a skills section, usually at the top of a resume that uses keywords that are relevant to the job listing. The work history demonstrates when these skills were used. Some companies use software that count and look for various types of key words. Generally, in this economy, if your resume is outdone by someone else either though appearance or relevance of material (use of keywords to match a job ad), you will not be called to interview.

Combination Resumes

**Note** Most of these resumes contain bullets that are made up of symbols, rather than traditional MS Word bullets. If you need to create a new sentence and use a bullet, simply copy and paste one that the resume is using already, into the appropriate place.

Reference Sheets

**Note** These reference sheets are templates that must be completed. Be sure you also include phone numbers. Ideal number of references are 6, 3 personal, 3 professional. Make sure you ask your references in advance and always update them after an interview so that when they get called they sound informed and are ready to support you.

Thank You Letters

**Note** These thank you letters are templates only. You must customize the letter of your choice so that it is unique in its content, specifically designed for a job interviewed for.

Cover Letters

**Note** These cover letters are templates only. You must customize the letter of your choice so that it is unique in its content, specifically designed for a job you apply for (targeted