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Resumes & Cover Letters

Functional Resume



The purpose of a functional resume to emphasize all your skills, abilities not just skill and work experience. A functional resume is really good if you have skills that you outside a work environment.

A functional resume should include all the basic information as other resume forms, the biggest difference is how this information is presented.

Personal - Contact Information - Your contact information should be on the top center of the page.

    NameYour full name should be at the top center of the page. Your name should be bolded. If you have a title then you your full tittle. There is not reason to use Mr. Ms. Mrs. etc.

    Address You should put town, city, state, country that you live. You might want to be careful about putting your full street address on your resume. This is just for safety purposes.

    Phone numbers You should put your what ever phone number/s that you choose to use for your job search. If you at all possible you should try to put a mobile phone, and a land-line. (The land-line should stability, while your mobile phone shows that you are easy to contact. On your phones that you are using for your job search, make sure you have a should have an answering machine, with a professional message. I don't mean to sound rude, but no children sings, no funny messages, etc




What is a resume?

Types of Resumes

Functional Resumes

Functional Resumes Content

Chronological Resumes

Chronological Resume Formats

Action Words For Resumes

Resume's Contact Information

Resume's Objective Statement

Resume's Educational Information

Your Resume's Education Placement

What is a cover letter?

What should included in a cover letter?

Cover Letter Tips

Types of Cover Letters

Online Resumes Safety