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Sample Resume: Critical Care Nurse

Sample Resume: Critical Care Nurse

Cherie Brown was trying to get into a Nurse Practitioner program. She turned to University of Montana career counselor and resume writer Cheryl Minnick for guidance on how to craft a resume that would make her a desirable candidate for this highly-competitive program. Cherie had several obstacles to overcome and... Read More »

Sample Resume: Assembly Worker

Sample Resume: Assembly Worker

Veronica needed help crafting a resume to land a new position as an electronics adjuster/assembler. She turned to Tessa Weeks, owner of Make Every Word Count, to help her build a more powerful resume. To make Veronica stand out, Weeks focused on more than just Veronica's technical skills. Weeks showcased... Read More »

Territory Sales Manager Resume

Territory Sales Manager Resume

Catherine Brinkman wanted a resume that would help her target B2B sales in healthcare/medical fields: pharmaceutical, medical device or biotech sectors. She turned to Barb Poole, President of Hire Imaging for help. I recently spoke with Barb to learn more about the strategy she used for creating Catherine's... Read More »

Retail Salesperson Resume Example

Retail Salesperson Resume Example

Mary was seeking a position in retail sales. Her experience working in a luxury retail environment and her ability to overcome objections to close a sale and exceed company expectations for sales performance was emphasized to position her as a top contributor in her field. A competency section was used to match... Read More »

Sample Resume: Operations Manager

Sample Resume: Operations Manager

Strong resumes for operations professionals focus on proving how the candidate can save time and money and increase productivity. John's resume uses action-oriented language and strong accomplishments to demonstrate his ability to do all of these things successfully. Less content is dedicated to explaining job... Read More »

Sample Resume: Accountant

Sample Resume: Accountant

Ben's resume showcases clear examples of how he did things smarter, faster, and more efficiently for his employers. Each bullet point focuses on success in core competency areas of accounting including bank reconciliation, fraud monitoring, and accounting software. In addition to the typical accounting skills,... Read More »

Sample Resume: Building Manager

Sample Resume: Building Manager

Many blue collar workers have never needed a resume before. But as they apply for positions in today's market or if they are seeking a white collar job, the resume may become a necessity. For George's resume, we focused on his experience managing vendor and contractor teams and directing large-scale capital... Read More »

Sample Resume: Electrician

Sample Resume: Electrician

Sam needed a resume he could use to apply for a prominent position on a local electricians board/association. He worked with Jill Grindle, President & Principal Resume Strategist of A Step Ahead Resume to document his career progression and accomplishments. Grindle used functional keywords in the areas of... Read More »

Sample Resume: Account Manager

Sample Resume: Account Manager

Strong sales resumes showcase how you grow the business, keep the business, introduce new product, and keep your customers happy. I love writing resumes for sales professionals because frequently they work in organizations where performance metrics are tracked on a regular basis so they have a lot of good,... Read More »

Sample Resume: Administrative Assistant

Sample Resume: Administrative Assistant

As an administrative assistant, Amy knew she would be competing against many other candidates with similar competencies. She needed a way to stand out from the sea of applicants who would be vying for the same positions. Through conversation with Amy, I learned that she had done much more than just the typical... Read More »

Sample Resume: Customer Service Manager

Sample Resume: Customer Service Manager

This resume was submitted by Linda Dobogai of Aberlene Resume & Career Services. Read More »

Sample Resume: Customer Service Representative

Sample Resume: Customer Service Representative

As a customer service representative, Mary's performance was measured on a regular basis. Yet she never thought to showcase on her resume her ability to meet or exceed company expectations for customer service. By reviewing previous performance appraisals, monthly productivity reports, and a stack of thank you... Read More »

Sample Resume: Elementary School Teacher to Principal

Sample Resume: Elementary School Teacher to Principal

Melissa Blaser* was targeting positions as an elementary school principal. She enlisted the help of Tracy M. Parish, president of CareerPlan, Inc. & Executive Career Solutions, to help land her dream job. Parish worked with Melissa to craft a compelling document with a clear value proposition, rather than... Read More »

Sample Resume: Executive Assistant

Sample Resume: Executive Assistant

Ann managed all the day-to-day responsibilities of an executive assistant. But through my conversation with her I learned that she put in place multiple systems to make life easier for the team she supported. Her resume focuses on how she created efficiencies within the department that ultimately saved time and... Read More »

Sample Resume: General Manager

Sample Resume: General Manager

George's role as general manager was a mixture of operations and business development responsibilities. He was also quite tech-savvy and wanted that to come through in his resume. We broke out George's accomplishments into two main categories: one that showcased his operations knowledge and another that... Read More »

Sample Resume: Road Construction Worker

Sample Resume: Road Construction Worker

John Blaine was seeking a position as an excavator. He turned to Bettie Biehn, President and Owner of Career Change Central for assistance. To best illustrate John's stories of success, Biehn separated out specific projects and listed project scope metrics, types of equipment used, and details on how the jobs... Read More »

Sample Resume: IT Manager

Sample Resume: IT Manager

Rodger Gonzales was looking for a new role as an IT Manager, but his resume was not leading to any interviews. He turned to Jennifer Hay, President of IT Resume Service, to help him create a resume that would help him get noticed. After interviewing Rodger and learning more about his background, Hay realized... Read More »

Sample Resume: Plant Maintenance Manager

Sample Resume: Plant Maintenance Manager

Robert had farmed full-time most of his career. More recently he held a maintenance management position but the plant he worked for closed after he had been employed there for just one year. He wanted to find another maintenance position but was concerned that his limited experience in that environment would... Read More »

Sample Resume: Sales Manager

Sample Resume: Sales Manager

As a sales professional, George's performance was measured on a regular basis. He had several examples of how he had exceeded company expectations and quotas and multiple awards to show how his performance ranked compared to his peers. This information was leveraged to create a strong set of metrics-driven,... Read More »

Sample Resume: Operations Executive

Sample Resume: Operations Executive

Paul DeLuca was a Chief Operating Officer seeking a new position. His long career had all been in one industry and he was having trouble getting noticed by hiring managers in new sectors. He turned to Susan Barens of Career Dynamics to have his resume revamped. I spoke with Susan to learn more about how she... Read More »

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