How to Write a Combination Resume

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

Combination Resume Sample

First Name Last Name
Orlando, FL 32805
(407) 555-0000

An internal auditing position for either a large commercial organization or a governmental agency.

Bachelor of Science, Auburn University, Auburn AL, June 1988
Major in Accounting with minors in Human Relations and Computer Science.

Beta Alpha Psi, National Accounting Honorary, 1986-88

Accounting Designed internal auditing system. Maintained accounts payable and receivable and payroll records. Balanced monthly bank statements and prepared statements of receipts and disbursements.
Administration & Supervision Hired, trained and managed a clerical staff of 18. Assisted in recruitment and orientation of management trainees.
Sales Identified new clients through personal and phone contacts. Planned, organized, and implemented sales programs and presentations.
1998 – Present Marketing Representative, Financial Research Systems, Orlando, FL
1991 – 1998 Accounting Supervisor, Manatee Corporation, Atlanta, GA Administered bookkeeping functions in an electronic manufacturing firm. Assisted in the development of management training program.
1988 – 1991 Bookkeeper, ACS Computer Software, Inc., Montgomery, AL
Performed bookkeeping duties to assist accounting personnel.
Interests Biking and wind surfing
References Available upon request