Below is a sample resume for a Career Counselor that uses the Chronological Resume Format. This format is the most common format and is preferred by hiring managers. The resume begins with a brief outline of the applicant’s skills and qualifications listed in the profile. If you include a profile on your resume, you should customize this section to match the job you are applying for. Use keywords used in the job description in this section to catch the hiring manager’s attention. The profile section is followed by work experience listed in chronological order.