CARD 415 Resume Types

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CARD 415 Resume Types
Chapter 5 of our text discusses the various types of resumes. Contrast the chronological…

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CARD 415 Resume Types

CARD 415 Resume Types

Discussions Week 5

Chapter 5 of our text discusses the various types of resumes. Contrast the chronological and the functional types. Which of the three types, chronological, functional, and combination, best suits your career needs? Why?

What’s the difference between a career objective and a personal summary? What factors influence the choice of one over the other?

According to our text, 80% of employers are now placing resumes into searchable databases. In fact, many organizations want candidates to send their resumes directly to their databases through their web pages. Resumes that are written with this in mind are called key word or electronic resumes. Using the Internet, search for key word or electronic resumes in your field and post to this thread. Analyze the posted resume. Are the skills presented clear and relevant? Does the format seem to lend itself to electronic transmission? What did you learn about creating your own scannable resume through searching for and analyzing your sample?…