The traditional reverse chronological CV lists your experience starting with your most recent job.

Pros …
• Preferred by most employers because it clearly shows your experience, work locations, job titles, and gaps in employment.
• Directly ties your responsibilities and accomplishments with companies and time frames.

Cons …
• Key achievements could be buried in early work experiences.
• Gaps in employment are very evident and harder to hide.
• Job hopping is revealed.
• If your most recent job is not relevant, this could be distracting to the reader.

Use it to …
• Highlight your most recent job.
• Draw attention to your consistent career development when you are looking for a similar or more senior role in the same industry.