8 Resume Examples Listed by Style

1. Mini Resume

Mini resumes are great for networking purposes! A mini resume is often printed on a business card so that you can easily hand it to people. It typically starts with your contact information, and then includes specific achievements, skills, and experiences in a bulleted list.

2. Targeted Resume

While it takes time to write a targeted resume for each job, it is a great way to demonstrate to the employer that you have what it takes to do the particular job.

3. Resume With a Summary or Profile

A resume profile is a great way to show a hiring manager, at a glance, that you have the skills and abilities necessary for the job. It is typically located at the top of your resume, underneath your name and contact information.

4. Resume With a Headline

A headline can be a great way to grab an employer’s attention, and quickly show him or her that you are the right candidate for the job. A resume with a headline includes a brief phrase at the top that highlights your value as a candidate. The headline should be a concise phrase that connects your skills to the job you are applying for.

5. Combination Resume

With this type of resume, you can highlight the skills you have that are relevant to the job you are applying for, and also provide a chronological work history. It lists your skills and achievements at the top of the resume, with your employment history below.

6. Functional Resume

A functional resume is typically used by job seekers who are changing careers, who have gaps in their employment history, or who have limited work experience.

7. Chronological Resume

A chronological resume is the most common resume format. A benefit of the chronological resume format is that it allows you to highlight your work experience. In it, you list your work history towards the top of the resume.

8. Resume Styles

Depending on your personal circumstances, choose a chronological, a functional, a combination, or a targeted resume. There are many different types of resumes you can use when writing your resume.

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