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Three Types Of Resumes

For those currently seeking employment during these tough times, tweaking your resume may be what makes a world of difference.

The Employment Resource Center has offered three examples on the best types of resumes:

Chronological Resume:

SALLY SMITH
325 Hillegass Blvd. - Berkeley, CA 94705 - (510) 123-4567

OBJECTIVE   

Position as a Supermarket Checker or Head Clerk.  

RELEVANT SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

CUSTOMER SERVICE

  • 15 years experience in the grocery industry as head clerk, checker and cashier.
  • Excellent reputation with customers as a competent, knowledgeable and helpful professional.
  • Enjoy my work and consistently greet customers with a smile.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2/15/04 - present - CO-OP SUPERMARKET - Berkeley, CA
Retail Clerk, journeyman - Cashier, provide excellent customer service, complete inventory reports, prepare deposits, prepared reports for the company's headquarters, promote promotional items and perform other duties as assigned and needed.

11/01/03- 1/2/04 - LILLY Department Sore - Oakland, CA
Buyer's Assistant - Responsible for buying merchandise for the sports department.  Went to market four times a year.  Worked with major manufactures.  Increased department sales by 30% three years in a row.  Kept up with local demographics that would affects store sales. 

07/01/96- 5/23/03- WALLACE CLOTHING Store - Spokane, WA
Manager's Assistant - Assisted store manager with all aspects of the store.  Performed all clerical duties, gathered information for reports, assisted with employee and customer issues, attended retail conventions, helped develop training programs. 

05/1/95 - 06/27/96 - Miller's Department Store - Seattle, WA
Store Assistant - Assisted store manager with reports, budgeting and marketing. 

EDUCATION

Business Classes - SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

REFERENCE AVAILABLE UPON REQUSTS


Combo Resume:

John H. Smith
3212 Memory Ln.
  -  Easton, CA 93622
(559) 222-3344
JHSmith@abcdefg.com

Objective:     -A full-time Auto Mechanic position.  

Education:    -Fresno City College
                     A.S. Degree - General Education /GPA 3.6
                     Certificates in Auto Mechanics

                     -Madera High School
                     High School Diploma

Qualifying Skills:   
General Mechanic Skills - Extensive training, knowledge and experience in auto mechanic.  Able to diagnose engine problems using the XYZ Diagnostic and the Cartwright Diagnostic Computer Programs.  Skilled in working on all Ford and GM motors: repairs, transmissions, clutches, brake struts, boots, and general maintenance, etc. 

Engine Tune-Ups and Oil Changes - More than five years experience in performing engine tune-ups and oil changes. Performed these procedures on all American and most foreign cars, specifically German made cars.  

Certifications - Automotive Technology; Diagnostic Procedures & Repairs and Mechanics 1 & 2.

Work History: 

Cal's Tune-Up - Fresno, CA                                      
6/03 - Present   
Oil and Tune-Up Assistant - Change oil in cars, assist head mechanic with basic tune-ups, take and order inventory, keep working stations clean, answer customer questions and perform other duties as needed and assigned.                                                  

12/99 - 6/03- Fresno's Only Tune-Up and Oil Changers - Fresno, CA
Oil and Tune-Up Assistant - Assisted with oil changes and tune ups.  Answered phones and made appointments for customers to bring their cars in for service.  Cashiered, took inventory and ordered supplies.                                                         

8/98 - 12/99- Jack In The Box - Madera, CA
Customer Service Representative - Took food orders, cleaned work areas, prepared food when assigned also worked drive through.                                       

References: Available Upon Request


Functional Resume:

SALLY SMITH
325 Hillegass Blvd. - Berkeley, CA 94705 - (510) 123-4567

OBJECTIVE
Position as a Supermarket Checker or Head Clerk.
 

RELEVANT SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

CUSTOMER SERVICE

  • 15 years experience in the grocery industry as head clerk, checker and cashier.
  • Excellent reputation with customers as a competent, knowledgeable and helpful professional.
  • Enjoy my work and consistently greet customers with a smile.
  • Developed a reputation for excellent customer service by
    acknowledging the customer's presence and making eye contact,
    greeted customers in a friendly manner, gave them full attention; took time to answer a question or find someone else who could.
  • Served as product expert on sophisticated items, directing customers to exotic spices, ingredients, ethnic foods and unusual gourmet items.
  • Increased sales in the higher-profit Natural Foods Department (and increased customer satisfaction) by advising customers on bulk alternatives to name-brand items.

SUPERVISION & ADMINISTRATIVE

  • As Head Clerk, managed "front end" of the store
  • Prepared daily schedules for staff of up to 18 clerks, to assure maximum check stand coverage at all times;
  • Assigned staff to cover peak hours and continuous stocking.
  • Trained new clerks.
  • Balanced checker's cash drawer with consistently high level of accuracy.
  • As Office Cashier for one year accurately balanced books and balanced deposits.
  • Answered phones, prepared daily sales report, made deposits
    processed returned checks, prepared monthly sales report for HQ.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 

2/15/94 - present -     Retail Clerk, journeyman - Berkeley, CA

                                   CO-OP SUPERMARKET

11/01/93 - 1/2/04 -    Buyer's Assistant - Oakland, CA

                                   LILLY Department store

07/01/92 - 5/23/93 -  Manager's Assistant - Spokane, WA

                                  WALLACE CLOTHING Store

EDUCATION

Business Classes - SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

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