How do I list my most relevant jobs on a resume when I've had several other unrelated jobs?

I have had several jobs over the last 10 years, but most have been in one industry. I need to figure out how to list my most relevant job experience without listing every single job, otherwise I will have several resume pages. What's the general rule regarding this?

Asked By: - 11/26/2010
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I would make a cover page of relevant experience, (a brief of qualifications) and then list the jobs on the following pages. It's worked well for me.
Answered By: James Hassle - 11/26/2010
Additional Answers (2)
By time line.
Answered By: DEE W - 11/26/2010
One strategy is to write a functional resume, which emphasizes achievements, instead of a typical chronological resume which lists employment from most recent all the way down... More
Answered By: Lemon Ice - 11/27/2010
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