Types of Resume

  1. Chronological resume
    • Recommended for part time seeker with solid working experience and a progressive job history in a specific field or history, and who would want to continue along this similar career path.

    • Most part time employers prefer this style as it is based on facts, and easily digestible.

    • Very conventional, emphasizing on itemized employment history.

    • Important to present career milestones in reverse chronological order, starting with current position and moving backwards. Each position contains a description of relevant responsibilities and accomplishments.

  2. Functional Resume
    • Suitable for internship, fresh graduates and job hoppers hoping for a career change.

    • Helps to cover seemingly disconnected experiences by displaying transferable skills and related achievements.

    • Organize part time work experience into sections that highlight skills and accomplishments deemed most appropriate for the position applied for. Always include the company name in bulleted description of your accomplishments. Do not miss out at least a brief chronological listing of your work experience.

  3. Combination Resume
    • This part time resume tries to merge the best features of the chronological and functional type resumes by incorporating both a chronological work history and a skills and achievements section. Top focus is on skills and accomplishments, followed by part timework experience.

    • Though some part time’s employers will find this format long, repetitious and confusing, this type of resume can be good to someone with good editing skills.

  4. Electronic Resume
    • Adopted by many people to send resumes to electronic resume banks and make on-line Malaysia part time job applications through PartTimeStreet.com.

    • The resume is sent by email or can be viewed on the Internet. Specially formatted for scanning and searching by optical scanning systems.

    • Fast becoming an increasingly popular and acceptable form of job application as it is fast, effective and convenient.

    • Comes in different file formats but most common are plain text, rich text and hypertext.