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Combination Resumes

Combination resumes merge the chronological and functional styles. It presents the knowledge, skills and abilities gained from work in a reverse-chronological order.

This resume type highlights your skills and experiences. The combination type of resume is best if you:

  • Wish to include volunteer or internship experience
  • Have a varied employment history
  • Are changing careers



  • Provides employers with the expected chronological format
  • Highlights your skills


  • Can be repetitious if similar functions or skills are utilized in different positions
  • May be longer than the chronological and functional formats
See Example

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