Top 10 free resume builder reviews.

Top 10 Free Resume Builder Online Reviews

Resume builders are interactive online resume templates that allow you to plug in information and build a cohesive resume. Some free resume builders are extremely structured and require little effort on the job seeker’s part, while other resume builders let you take the lead. Whatever your current needs are, we’ve got you covered. These are […]

Best resume formats advice from job search experts

Ask the Experts: Best Resume Formats, Worst Advice, and How to Stand Out

Whether you’re selecting a resume template or formatting your own, the way you structure your past work experience could make or break your your job search. So we asked 7 experts — job search strategists, resume writers, and recruiters — to weigh in on the best resume formats, worst formatting advice, and a few novel ways to […]

The Worst Resumes - Bad Resume Examples

7 Real Cringe-Worthy Resumes (and 7 Ways to Fix Them)

Reddit user u/cityoftress recently asked employers for “the funniest, craziest or weirdest thing you’ve seen on a resume.” We found a few doozies, but even the worst resumes can be fixed. #1 – Orienting Details A 3×4 table under the header of Soft Skills. The bottom right cell read: Detailed Orientated with “detailed” being centered […]

Resume Education Section: How to write and format your education

How to Format a Resume Education Section: Tips and Examples

Many job seekers put their resume writing energy into creating the bulk of their resume: the experience and skill sections. As a result, the education section becomes a bit of an afterthought. But with applicant tracking systems parsing resumes and analyzing for job description requirements, more attention (and better formatting) should be paid. We’re here […]

Recruiters hate the functional resume.

Why Recruiters HATE the Functional Resume Format

“Recruiters hate the functional resume,” a veteran recruiter in the healthcare industry told Jobscan. “It’s a waste of time.” Most resumes utilize the classic reverse-chronological format. Your name and contact information go at the top, followed immediately by your employment history. Starting with your current or most recent position and walking backwards through time, this format […]

Creative Resume Formats: What You Need to Know

After submitting resume after resume and hearing nothing back, you might be considering a daring new approach. Maybe it’s time to ditch that trusty Microsoft Word resume template in favor of a bold, creative resume that won’t be missed and can’t be ignored. Before you spend your weekend crafting your resume into a pizza box […]

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3 Fresh Tips to Get a Knockout Resume Format for Internships

The traditional resume format for internships is a chronological format, primarily because this format highlights education and experience (work or volunteer) first. An internship resume should include the following categories (in order): Contact information Full name Address Preferred phone number Email address Resume objective (a single sentence outlining what you can bring to the internship/do […]

Resume Keywords for the Finance Industry

The Top Finance Resume Keywords (Examples)

By reading through resume examples, job seekers can get an accurate sense of how they compare with others in the field. Do they have sought-after credentials? Do they know the latest tools? Do they have enough accomplishments to climb another step up the ladder? While it’s common to search through resume examples to answer these questions […]

Why the Hybrid Resume is the Best Resume Format

The traditional resume format is a reverse-chronological format, which best highlights a long, detailed work history. In contrast, a functional resume format focuses on skills and makes work history a footnote. It’s best suited for those with unconventional or sporadic career paths. A happy medium is the hybrid resume (also known as a combination resume), […]