Resume Formats

  • Eight Commonly Asked Questions

    Eight Commonly Asked Questions

    Many of the questions from our AOL Jobs readers focus on resume writing. Here's a roundup of some of the most commonly asked. 1. What's the best style: chronological or functional? Most recruiters and hiring managers prefer a chronological format. Omitting your work history and just showcasing functional... Continue Reading

  • Resume Helper: Don't Shoot Yourself in the Foot by Misusing Bullets

    Resume Helper: Don't Shoot Yourself in the Foot by Misusing Bullets

    Bulleted lists are often used on resumes to highlight specific talking points and areas of achievement. But too frequently bullets are misused, and they end up diminishing the impact of the talking points rather than enhancing them. Here are a few common mistakes candidates make when using bullet points on... Continue Reading

  • Hiding Resume Flaws

    Hiding Resume Flaws

    Jennifer Anthony, ResumeASAP If you're job hunting, the last thing you need is weakness in your resume. Any bit of negative information can keep you from landing your ideal job. Issues such as lack of a college degree or minimal job experience don't have to hinder your efforts. All you need to do is work a... Continue Reading