There is no right answer to this question! If this had a definite answer, everyone would be using the same template and/or format - and that would be really silly. There are many formats that serve candidates well in their job searches. Think about the design of your resume, as this first visual representation of you. Make sure the information you want to focus on is found easily and quickly. Keep it neat, with a clean format and a easy to read font, and you’re on the right track to an excellent format.
Here’s a great article about a strong resume, and why it’s strong, from Business Insider: 19 Reasons Why This Is An Excellent Resume