Resume paper


There are four standard types of resume formats (i.e., chronological, functional, combination, and targeted). The type that an applicant uses depends on the type of job the person is seeking. Students must do the following:

  • Research the four standard types of resume formats, explain each type, and who should you it (i.e., the characteristics of the job seeker; e.g., someone with little work history)
  • Choose two types of resume formats that would best fit you as you apply for jobs and provide a rationale for your choice.  
  • Select one Saint Leo University Core Value to include in the paper stating why it is important to have this value as a job seeker.  

A two-page paper should be written on the four types of resume formats along with the rationale. The paper must be typed in New Times Roman, 12-point font using APA format. The paper will be graded on writing style, organization, grammar and spelling, and use of references with a reference page. 



For this course, the Saint Leo University core values of Community and Respect are most applicable.

Community – Saint Leo University develops hospitable Christian learning communities everywhere we serve.  We foster a spirit of belonging, unity, and interdependence based on mutual trust and respect to create socially responsible environments that challenge all of us to listen, to learn, to change, and to serve.

Respect – Animated in the spirit of Jesus Christ, we value all individuals’ unique talents, respect their dignity, and strive to foster their commitment to excellence in our work.  Our community’s strength depends on the unity and diversity of our people, on the free exchange of ideas, and on learning, living, and working harmoniously.

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