Resumes & Cover Letters
There are many types of resumes to for job seekers from a wide range of backgrounds. Take a look at the resume samples below to see which one is best for you. The three most popular resume types are as follows:
Reverse chronological resume example
Also called the chronological resume format, it’s the most common and traditional type of resume format. It lists your work experience starting with your most recent position.
Use it to highlight
- upward career progression – they’ll see your most senior roles first
- continuous work history – by highlighting months & years
Functional resume example
A functional resume emphasises skills, experience and abilities over work history and dates.
It’s a good option for those who have gaps in their employment, and a long work history or a changed career or career focus.
One page career summary resume example
A one page resume is perfect for senior executives with many accomplishments and years of professional experience. It provides a snapshot of your:
Have a go at writing your own one page career summary using our template.