A Functional resume presents the work experience in categories such as Administration, Team Leadership, Business Development. The Functional resume format emphasizes the strengths of this resume – the relevant experience and successes – and downplays its weakness. This resume format can be useful for job seekers who are changing careers, are re-entering the workforce after a long absence, lack experience in their desired job, or have many gaps or short-term jobs that make their work history look spotty. Below is a sample Functional resume. Please also review the links below the example for additional resources on choosing the right layout.
Want to read more? Read our article on Which Resume Format To Use. You can also review the Chronological and Combination (Hybrid or Chrono-Functional) layouts for two alternate format options. Still need help? Consider using a Professional Resume Service or Resume Builder Tool.