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What Resume Format Is Best for ATS Systems?

What Resume Format Is Best for ATS Systems?

The best out of 3 resume formats for an ATS-compatible resume is reverse-chronological. It focuses on the work experience section, making career achievements easy to spot. The reverse-chronological format orders jobs from the most recent position, which helps highlight the relevant experience.

Follow these steps to create the best resume format for ATS systems:

The good news is Zety’s resume builder follows the one and only resume format for ATS systems. It also suggests resume keywords to improve your job application! Just select the resume template you like best and let the builder do the work.

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Roma Kończak
Roma is a career expert with international work experience and a background in education and humanities. She has spent considerable time assisting individuals in advancing their careers by helping them improve their communication skills in diverse cultural and professional settings. She has written over 50 articles on effective approaches to resume writing and career advice.
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