Resume samples model ideal and recommended resume formats and styles.
A template is a tool for developing your resume. It is not a fill-in-the-blank form, but it can provide you an example of where to begin. Your resume should be unique to you and reflect your experience and special talents.
The samples and templates below are organized by resume type. Choose a style that matches your skills and qualifications.
Emphasizes work history: where you worked and when
Easy for employers to review
Often used by applicants with steady work experience in their desired career
Organizes work experience and skills by specific skill areas or job duties
De-emphasizes lack of experience in a specific field
Useful for first-time job seekers, people reentering the workforce, and those seeking career changes
Combines the knowledge, skills and abilities as highlighted in a functional resume with a shorter, chronological work summary
Easily incorporates other experiences, like volunteering or internships
Often used by job seekers with a varied employment history and those with many career changes
A plain-text version of a typical resume
Permits a computer to scan for certain keywords and terms more effectively
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