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This format combines the features of the chronological and functional/skills based resumes and promotes your key credentials and positive qualifications.
Similar to the functional/skills based, headings are based on skill areas. Under these skill headings, information is organized similar to that found on a chronological resume – it is based on work experience in reverse chronological order.
Consider using 2 - 4 of these skill sets as possible headings:
For more skill set options, see the section ‘
What Skills Do You Have?’. Other headings that may be found on a combined resume include (some are required):
Qualifications/Profile/Highlights of Skills
Awards and achievements
works well for almost any type of job seeker
allows you to target a particular position or organization
emphasizes skills and experience
minimizes gaps in employment
takes time to prepare
may have difficulty deciding which heading best fits with certain experiences (any one job may be suitable for more than one skill heading) or how to group your experiences.