Fundamentals of the Functional Resume
Browse through the resume-writing section of your local bookstore and you might come to believe you could choose from one of hundreds of formats to use in a great resume. Resumes based on industry, years of experience or even minor editorial changes are among the myriad examples you'll find, even before delving into specialized approaches, such as the Federal Resume and KSA necessary when applying for jobs in the government. Despite the thousands of samples that resume books and online resources provide, the overwhelming majority of job applicants in the private sector will either use the Chronological Format or the less well-known Functional Format as the backbone of their resumes.
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