Sample Resumes For First Job When constructing a resume, you can choose from a chronological (reverse order, most common), practical (skills based) or mixed (combination of a chronological along with functional) resume. You will also require an ASCII (unformatted text) resume that can be copied in addition to pasted into job search engines like google such as Monster. com as well as Careerbuilder. com. You will, most likely, have an opportunity to upload your own personal Microsoft (MS) Word job application into the job search engines too.