There are thousands of resume templates out there, and just as many tips on how to do resumes well. In this video, learn about the three most common resumes types—chronological, functional, and hybrid—and when to use each.
- There are thousands of resume templates out there…and just as many tips on how to do resumes well.…We're going to discuss three common resume types:…chronological, functional,…and what I call hybrid.…In the exercise files, you can download…templates for each of these types…so you can fill your information in…and use them as a guide.…The first resume type is the chronological,…sometimes called the reverse chronological resume.…It's very focused on the roles that you've occupied…and the length of time you've been in each.…
This is a great choice if you've been…in mostly the same industry and roles,…and you have reliable employment history…without a lot of gaps.…It also happens to be the employer favorite.…It gets to the point quickly,…there's not a lot to read before you get there,…and it's really targeted to the positions you've had…and the responsibilities for each.…The second type of resume is functional.…This is great if you have…big gaps in your employment history.…Let's say you had a period of unemployment…
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Ready to find your next job? Learn how to prepare yourself for today's job market and land a gig that you'll love. Jolie Miller shows how to create a great job hunting plan that connects you with opportunities that mesh with your interests and goals. Jolie explains how to present yourself to employers in the best light with a well-designed LinkedIn profile, resume, and cover letter. She explores how to tailor your experience for each job and for any special situations, such as layoffs, reentering the workforce, or switching roles or industries. Plus, she shares quick tips that can help you make a great first—and lasting—impression in your interviews, negotiate an offer you're proud of, and prepare for your first day at your new job.
- Setting job hunting objectives
- Writing a compelling resume and cover letter
- Tailoring your approach
- Finding the right jobs
- Reentering the workforce
- Identifying which of your skills are transferable
- Excelling in a phone or video interview
- Negotiating a job offer