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Subject:Re: Functional Resume From:Beverly Parks <bparks -at- HUACHUCA-EMH1 -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL> Date:Wed, 25 Jan 1995 08:34:32 MST
In general, one would list first whichever is strongest. A
recent graduate would probably stress education; whereas,
someone who hasn't had much formal education, or whose work
experience exceeds their education, or whose education does not
directly apply, would likely list experience first.
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> Frank Saucier [Tech Pub] said:
>> I've used a one page functional resume for a little over five years.
> [format condensed below]