The reverse chronological resume

interviewOne of the most common resume types is the one where information in organized in reverse chronological order. It usually covers the last 10 to 15 years of the candidate's working experience and studies. Job positions are listed with start and end dates, while the current position can have the start date listed to the current year or to "present".


This resume format focuses on the professional experience section and tries to show some career growth over time. That is why this style is not recommended for applicants with gaps in their career, since it would stand out.

Choose the reverse chronological resume if you have a strong working experience you want to let the recruiter know about. Remember you can download free resume templates here.


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