Sample of simple resume
To obtain a position in sales that will utilize my persuasive abilities and outgoing personality for maximum sales success.
April, 1997 - XYZ Corporation; Someplace, IL
Present Job Title: Account Manager
Job Duties: Obtaining new accounts, servicing existing accounts, performing
Customer service duties to insure quality of product and customer
Received Outstanding Sales Person of the Year - 2001
Anywhere Community College; Anywhere, IL
Associate of Arts Degree
Main Area of Study: Marketing
National Sales and Marketing Professionals
Professional Business Marketers Association
References are available upon request.
Of course, this is a very watered down sample of a simple resume. You can find all sorts of other samples of a simple resume at various web sites on the Internet. As long as you include the basic information about your job experience, your education, and any awards or organizations, you will have a simple, to-the-point resume. Ideally, your resume should be one page, but it can extend to two pages if you need to include additional information in order to get the job you are applying for. However, often, it truly is best to keep your resume simple and easy to read.
Look online for a sample of simple resume or even two or three. You can choose one you like or you can combine components of all of them to make a resume that best represents you, your skills, and your experience. With a strong resume, you can move to the top of the pile of applicants and compel a potential employer to call you for a job interview. After that, it is all up to you!