Neal Kaplan I'm a director of technical communications working for a data analysis startup in Redwood City. I started as a technical writer, and since then I've also been learning about information architecture, training, content strategy, and even something about customer support. I'm also passionate about cross-team collaboration and user communities.

What type of resumes do employers prefer?

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The reverse-chronological format is what the best resume format is. It is very easy to skim and read. Most people use this format, and recruiters and hiring managers are familiar with it.

Do employers prefer chronological or functional resumes?

The chronological resume is the most used one out there, it’s easy to read and it’s hard to hide anything. If the job you are applying for is in the same field, the full chronology will be relevant to the reader and the focus is on your experience.

What kind of resumes do employers prefer?

Most hiring managers prefer chronological resume format. You should list your current and previous positions in reverse chronological order on your chronological resume.

What does a good resume look like in 2021?

With a well-designed strategy showing the right format, metrics, and value proposition to employers, your resume should look like an exceptional presentation of leadership skill and resourcefulness in 2021.

Neal Kaplan I'm a director of technical communications working for a data analysis startup in Redwood City. I started as a technical writer, and since then I've also been learning about information architecture, training, content strategy, and even something about customer support. I'm also passionate about cross-team collaboration and user communities.

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