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					       Resume Types: Chronological, Functional, Combination, Targeted
                                       From Alison Doyle,

Types of Resumes:
There are several basic types of resumes used to apply for job openings. Depending on your
personal circumstances, choose a chronological, a functional, combination, or a targeted resume.

Chronological Resume:
A chronological resume starts by listing your work history, with the most recent position listed
first. Your jobs are listed in reverse chronological order with your current, or most recent job,
first. Employers typically prefer this type of resume because it's easy to see what jobs you have
held and when you have worked at them.
This type of resume works well for job seekers with a strong, solid work history.

Functional Resume:
A functional resume focuses on your skills and experience, rather than on your chronological
work history. It is used most often by people who are changing careers or who have gaps in their
employment history.

Combination Resume:
A combination resume lists your skills and experience first. Your employment history is listed
next. 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 the chronlogical work history that employers prefer.

Targeted Resume:
A targeted resume is a resume that is customized so that it specifically highlights the experience
and skills you have that are relevant to the job you are applying for. It definitely takes more work
to write a targeted resume than to just click to apply with your existing resume. However, it's
well worth the effort, especially when applying for jobs that are a perfect match for your
qualifications and experience.

Mini Resume:
A mini resume contains a brief summary of your career highlights qualifications. It can be used
for networking purposes or shared upon request from a prospective employer or reference writer
who may want an overview of your accomplishments, rather than a full length resume.
                                  Sample Chronological Resume - Retail

                                                =============

                                                   Paul Jones
                                                  6 Pine Street
                                              Arlington, VA 12333
                                    555.555.5555 (home) 566.486.2222 (cell)
                                             phjones@vacapp.com

Experience
Key Holder, Montblanc
April 2001 - February 2005

• Opened new specialty boutique
• Placed orders to restock merchandise and handled receiving of products
• Managed payroll, scheduling, reports, email, inventory, and maintained clientele book and records
• Integrated new register functions
• Extensive work with visual standards and merchandising high-ticket items

Sales Associate, Nordstrom - Collectors and Couture Departments
July 1999 - April 2001

• Merchandised designer women's wear
• Set-up trunk shows and attended clinics for new incoming fashion lines
• Worked with tailors and seamstresses for fittings
• Scheduled private shopping appointments with high-end customers

Bartender
Jigg's Corner
February 1997 - July 1999

• Provide customer service in fast-paced bar atmosphere
• Maintain and restock inventory
• Administrative responsibilities include processing hour and tip information for payroll and closing register
Education
Ramapo College, Arlington, Virginia

Computer Skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and Internet
                          Sample Functional Resume - Management Position

                                                 Jose A. Adelo
                                       1525 Jackson Street, City, NY 11111
                                                  555-555-555
                                              email: abc@abc.com

                                                   OBJECTIVE

To obtain a position where I can maximize my multilayer of management skills, quality assurance, program
development, training experience, customer service and a successful track record in the Blood Banking care
environment.

                                      SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Results-oriented, high-energy, hands-on professional, with a successful record of accomplishments in the blood
banking, training and communication transmission industries. Experience in phlebotomy, blood banking industry,
training, quality assurance and customer service with focus on providing the recipient with the highest quality blood
product, fully compliant with FDA cGMP, Code of Federal Regulations, AABB accreditation and California state
laws. Major strengths include strong leadership, excellent communication skills, competent, strong team player,
attention to detail, dutiful respect for compliance in all regulated environment and supervisory skills including
hiring, termination, scheduling, training, payroll and other administrative tasks. Thorough knowledge of current
manufacturing practices and a clear vision to accomplish the company goals. Computer and Internet literate.

                                   PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Program/Project Manager
Facilitated educational projects successfully over the past two years for Northern California blood centers, a FDA
regulated manufacturing environment, as pertaining to cGMP, CFR’s, CA state and American Association of Blood
Bank (AABB) regulations and assure compliance with 22 organization quality systems.

Provided daily operational review/quality control of education accountability as it relates to imposed government
regulatory requirements in a medical environment.

Assisted other team members in veni-punctures, donor reaction care and providing licensed staffing an extension in
their duties by managing the blood services regulations documentation (BSD’s) while assigned to the self-contained
blood mobile unit (SCU).

Successfully supervised contract support for six AT&T Broadband systems located in the Bay Area. Provided
customer intervention/resolution, training in telephony and customer care, Manpower Scheduling, Quality Control,
Payroll and special projects/plant extensions and evaluations to ensure proper end-of-line and demarkcation signal.

Reduced employee turnovers, introduced two-way communication to field employees, enhanced employee
appearance and spearheaded the implementation of employee (health) benefits.

Supervised and maintained the position of System Technician in charge of status monitoring and the integration of
monitoring devices in nodes and power supplies. For the reception and transmission of telemetry to the network
operation centers (NOC’s) located in Denver, CO and Fremont, CA. Designed plant extensions, improved the paper
flow and inventory control for the warehouse. Provided preventative maintenance at the system level, face to face
customer interaction when required and traveled to several telephony/@home systems in the U.S. for evaluation and
suggestions in using the status monitoring equipment.

Chief point of contact for the AT&T telephone and the ABC Affiliated TV stations as it relates to complaints and
diagnosing communicational problems either at the site or remote broadcasting. Also tested/repaired prototype
equipment for possible consideration or for future use.
Reviewed FAA safety requirements and procedures to ensure compliance for aircraft and passenger safety.

Communication expert and programming specialist for the intermediate range Lance and Persian missile systems.
Trained to operate and repair the (FDC) fire direction control computer system and field satellite communications.

Served as Instructor/Supervisor (during my off time) for military personnel and their dependents in various
recreational classes to include; automotive repair/preventative maintenance, wood making, stain glass, photography
and pottery.




                                                  EDUCATION

       Associate of Art, Administration of Justice, San Jose University, San Jose, CA
       NCTI Certified, CATV System Technician, Denver, CO
       ABM Certified, Cornerstone Technician, Denver, CO
                   Sample Combination Resume: Management Position
                                              Jose A. Adelo
                                  1525 Jackson Street, City, NY 11111
                                             555-555-555
                                         email: abc@abc.com

                                                OBJECTIVE

To obtain a position where I can maximize my multilayer of management skills, quality assurance,
program development, training experience, customer service, and a successful track record in the Blood
Banking care environment.

                                  SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Results-oriented, high-energy, hands-on professional, with a successful record of accomplishments in the
blood banking, training, and communication transmission industries. Experience in phlebotomy, blood
banking industry, training, quality assurance, and customer service with focus on providing the recipient
with the highest quality blood product. Fully compliant with FDA cGMP, Code of Federal Regulations,
AABB accreditation, and California state laws.

Major strengths include strong leadership, excellent communication skills, competent, strong team player,
attention to detail, dutiful respect for compliance in all regulated environment, as well as supervisory skills
including hiring, termination, scheduling, training, payroll ,and other administrative tasks. Thorough
knowledge of current manufacturing practices, and a clear vision to accomplish the company goals.
Computer and Internet literate.

                               PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Program/Project Manager
Facilitated educational projects successfully over the past two years for Northern California blood centers,
a FDA regulated manufacturing environment, as pertaining to cGMP, CFR's, CA state and American
Association of Blood Bank (AABB) regulations, and assure compliance with 22 organization quality
systems.
Provided daily operational review/quality control of education accountability as it relates to imposed
government regulatory requirements in a medical environment.

Assisted other team members in veni-punctures, donor reaction care and providing licensed staffing an
extension in their duties by managing the blood services regulations documentation (BSD's) while
assigned to the self-contained blood mobile unit (SCU).
Successfully supervised contract support for six AT&T Broadband systems located in the Bay Area.
Provided customer intervention/resolution, training in telephony and customer care, Manpower
Scheduling, Quality Control, Payroll, and special projects/plant extensions and evaluations to ensure
proper end-of-line and demarkcation signal.

Reduced employee turnovers, introduced two-way communication to field employees, enhanced
employee appearance, and spearheaded the implementation of employee (health) benefits.

Supervised and maintained the position of System Technician in charge of status monitoring and the
integration of monitoring devices in nodes and power supplies. For the reception and transmission of
telemetry to the network operation centers (NOC's) located in Denver, CO and Fremont, CA. Designed
plant extensions, improved the paper flow and inventory control for the warehouse. Provided preventative
maintenance at the system level, face to face customer interaction when required ,and traveled to several
telephony/@home systems in the U.S. for evaluation and suggestions in using the status monitoring
equipment.
Chief point of contact for the AT&T telephone and the ABC Affiliated TV stations, as it relates to
complaints and diagnosing communicational problems either at the site or remote broadcasting. Also
tested/repaired prototype equipment for possible consideration or for future use.

Reviewed FAA safety requirements and procedures to ensure compliance for aircraft and passenger
safety.
Communication expert and programming specialist for the intermediate range Lance and Persian missile
systems. Trained to operate and repair the (FDC) fire direction control computer system and field satellite
communications.

Served as Instructor/Supervisor (during my off time) for military personnel and their dependents in various
recreational classes to include; automotive repair/preventative maintenance, wood making, stain glass,
photography, and pottery.
                                           WORK HISTORY

       Acting Education Manager, American Red Cross, Oakland, CA: 2004 - 2006
       Education Coordinator, American Red Cross, Oakland, CA: 2003 - 2004
       Phlebotomist, American Red Cross, Oakland, CA: 2001- 2003
       Cable Television CATV Supervisor, Core Communication Inc, Sunnyvale, CA: 1998 - 2001
       CATV System Technician, TCI Cablevision Inc, Fremont, CA: 1991 - 1998
       Technician/Day Shift Supervisor, Avantek Inc, Milpitas, CA: 1984 - 1991
       Airport Security Supervisor, Wackenhut, San Jose, CA: 1983 - 1984
       Multi Craft Instructor, APO NY Germany: 1981 - 1983
       Communication Expert, US ARMY, APO NY Germany: 1979 - 1983

                                              EDUCATION

       Associate of Art, Administration of Justice, San Jose University, San Jose, CA
       NCTI Certified, CATV System Technician, Denver, CO
       ABM Certified, Cornerstone Technician, Denver, CO

                              References and work sample available upon request
                            Sample Targeted Resume - Human Resources
                                    _______________________

                                      FirstName LastName
                                        Street, City, State, Zip
                                        home: 555.555.5555
                                          cell: 566.486.2222
                                       email: email@email.com

                         SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

      Experienced manager with expertise in human relations and project management
      Extensive background in staff recruitment and retention
      Staff training and development
      Superb written and oral communication skills
      Organizational and Strategic Planning
      Management Coaching
      Program Marketing
      Contract negotiation and compliance
      Knowledge of Federal and State Employment Law

                                   PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

      Society of Human Resources Management
      Portland Human Resources Management Association

                                   PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CLINICAL DIRECTOR
Riverbend Inc., 2000-2005

      Senior Management of a Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
       (JCAHO) accredited treatment facility. Responsible for all aspects of program management;
       clinical, administrative, fiscal.
      Responsible for recruiting, orienting, training and supervising 50 staff, was able to reduce staff
       turn over from 68% to 14% by improving staff orientation and training, professional development,
       and mid-level management coaching.
      Oversight of all aspects of staff performance; performance evaluation, progressive discipline,
       mediation of staff disputes and grievance procedures in accordance with state and federal laws.
      Leadership in the setting and achieving of strategic and organizational goals.
      Established training programs for staff in regard to all aspects of workplace performance and
       professional development.
      Program Marketing, increased annual revenue by 38%.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
R. Dykeman Center, 1998-2000

      Administrative, clinical, fiscal and human resources management of a large outpatient mental
       health center; 60 full time employees and 45 contract employees housed in various locations.
      Responsible for the recruitment and supervision and performance evaluation of clinical,
       administrative and medical staff.
      Provided training to enhance workplace performance at all levels of staffing.
      Nominated as Training Co-ordinator for the West Seattle Mental Health Consortium, providing
       training as the a trainer or contracting with relevant professionals to provide training in the areas
       of culturally relevant services, professional ethics and law, and areas of professional development
       as requested by staff members.
      Concurrently completed a two-year certificate program in Organizational Development and
       Leadership as the recipient of a merit scholarship by the Microsoft Corporation.
      Independent Consultant to several small businesses, law firms, non-profit agencies and school
       districts on staff grievance procedures, team building and the setting and achieving of
       organizational goals.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Family Reconciliation Services, 1988-1998

      Provided program management of the largest FRS contract in Washington State.
      FRS was responsible for providing in-home crises counseling to families on a 24/7 basis.
      Responsible for the recruitment, orientation, supervision and performance evaluation of up to 45
       Master's level clinicians.
      During this 10-year period, increased the ethnic diversity of staff from 0% to 36% providing more
       culturally relevant services to the community served.
      Served as organizational and clinical consultant to a variety of organizations including Bellevue
       School District; Port S'klallam Tribal Health Board; Eastside Mental Health; Renton Area Youth &
       Family Services; as well as several businesses and law firms.
      Completed the training required to become an American Association of Marriage and Family
       Therapists (AAMFT) Approved Supervisor.

CLINICAL DIRECTOR - Chemical Dependency Treatment Programs
Rogue Valley Medical Center, 1985-1988

      Hired by the medical center to design and implement a residential treatment program.
      Responsible for the recruitment and hiring of all staff; medical, administrative and clinical.
      Responsible for public relations and Program Marketing
      Developed compensation structure and performance management and employee training and
       evaluation structures.
      Developed an on-going training program for nursing and clinical staff and served as a liaison
       between the hospital and the community providing training to community partners; schools, the
       police department and relevant medical and mental health professionals.
      Designed and brought into existence a family education and support structure for the community.

                                              EDUCATION

      Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certification course work completed
      The Whidbey Institute, Organizational Development and Leadership
      University of Heidelberg, Germany, Psy.D in Clinical Psychology
      University of California at Berkeley, BA in Philosophy and German
Mini Resume Template

Contact Information
The first section of your resume should include information on how the employer can contact you, or your
contact information can be printed on the front of a standard size business card with your career
highlights on the back.

First Last Name
Street Address
City, State, Zip
Phone (Cell/Home)
Email Address

Career Highlights

       A mini resume lists your key achievements and skills.
       The best way to present the information is in a bulleted list format.

Mini Resume Sample #1

Janet Miller
848 Excelsior Circle
Stanford, MI 09991
999-999-999
jmiller@abcd.com

Career Coach

       Certified Workforce Development Professional with 14 years experience as a Career Specialist.
       Ability to provide career counseling, coaching, and job seeker services.
       Expertise at identifying values, developing possible career paths, and developing strategies for
        entering a career.

Mini Resume Sample #2

John Smith
848 Abbott Road
Stillfield, CT 08888
999-999-999
jsmith@abcd.com

Computer Programmer

       Five years experience in successful design, development, and support of live use applications.
       C++, Java, C, ASP.NET, SQL, MS Visual Studio, Eclipse, JBoss, Tomcat.
       Certifications: CCNA, Unicenter Certified Engineer.

				
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