The resume consists of various sections/paragraphs in which you highlight your background and skills.
The order of these sections is related to the job you are applying for, your professional experience and the industry you belong to.
You can change the order of these resume headings/categories based on your job target, putting the most important and impressive information first.
You may even decide not to use some of these headers.
Functional Resume Heading Example
Here are sample of Resume Headers that you can edit & customize according to your needs:
[Last Name, First Name]
[Phone No., Mobile, Fax, Email Address]
Detail your career objectives and ambition. You may also write about your 5 year career plan and your job target.
• Refer to Resume Objective Examples.
Summarize your career. Overview and highlight the achievements.
• Refer to Resume Career Summary.
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Start with your formal education (academic) and qualifications
[BA in .. ] [Institution details], [Location] [year]
Training – Professional courses you’ve attended, Job related training and professional development.
[Certificate .. ] [Course details], [Location] [year]
WORK HISTORY/EXPERIENCE, EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND
Start with the last job.
[Company details], [Location] Year – present
Detail your work experience using resume related action verbs and resume keywords. Briefly detail your employment background.
At this section you can detail your work accomplishments, awards, portfolio, publication (academic & /professional articles).
• Refer to What is Your Greatest Achievement.
KEY TECHNICAL/PROFESSIONAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES, AREAS OF EXPERTISE & STRENGTHS
Note – This section sometimes called – ‘Summary of Qualifications’ and can be part of the Career Summary.
Highlight your key technical Knowledge, skills and capabilities. Demonstrate your abilities and areas of expertise.
• Refer to Resume Skills: List of Skills for Resumes.
List the related groups you have joined and other community involvement. You may detail your interests and hobbies at this section.
[Language] [Level of knowledge, such as: fluent, reading/writing]
List the referees who will speak positively about your professional background on your behalf.