Eight Commonly Asked Questions


Many of the questions from our AOL Jobs readers focus on resume writing. Here's a roundup of some of the most commonly asked.

1. What's the best style: chronological or functional?

Most recruiters and hiring managers prefer a chronological format. Omitting your work history and just showcasing functional skills will raise a red flag for many. If your career history has gaps or shows employment in different, unrelated fields, it makes more sense to stress functional skills over chronology, but never omit the chronology entirely.

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