THE APPLICATION PROCESS: What Resume Format is Best for You?

Is it better to organize a resume based on skills or on job history? Is it better to have hard copies or electronic ones? These days it may be best to have a combination. Randall Hansen, Ph.D. and Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. of Quintessential Careers explore the issue of resume formatting. They suggest including both a chronological job history and descriptions of job skills, and having a hard copy version, an attachable electronic version, and a cut-and-paste version to go directly into the body of an email. To view this article, click here.