Was the resume invented in 1482 when daVinci put his personal accomplishments on paper? Maybe? Is September International Update your Resume Month, definitely – and the perfect time to freshen them up with all your latest skills and achievements. Resumes often fall into the following categories –

  • Chronological: presents work history, personal achievements, and education in chronological order
  • Functional: focuses on skills and abilities
  • Combination: equal emphasis on work history, skills, and abilities
  • Targeted: customize according to the position being applied for

Which resume is right for you? Any of them! Focus on the information you are trying to present to potential employers and determine your best fit. Still stuck? Read here or here for some tips.