Bank resume sample
A Bank resume sample as with other similar professions should be achievement focused backed up by proof.
Please understand that this sample, and all
these samples are very basic and in no way do they represent what your own
resume could be and should be. Leave that to the professionals. With each
sample page I add a quick “how to” at the end that teaches you how to adjust
these samples to make them your own.
Bank resume sample - a clean, professional template
Use this Bank resume
sample as inspiration to get you off on the right foot – and best of all it is
- Firstly, set aside several hours to
build a resume.
will need quiet space and a computer with Word
(recommended) or similar.
- Set the tone. Do your homework. Are you applying for a similar role, are
you experienced in the job that you seek or is this a career change? These are
questions you need to ask to tailor your
- Set the framework. Think about your work history and quickly jot down the positions
you’ve held, whom you worked for and the dates you worked there. Double check
details and spelling to ensure accuracy. Go back five years - or more if you
have stayed in the current job for several years.
- Flesh out your work history using job descriptions for each. If they are not available,
you will have to work from memory. Your job is to expand
on your duties.
cannot stress the importance of “fully”
detailing your duties. It helps the employer understand exactly
what you can do, and it helps you understand your strengths as well.
the layout is attractive (check through the
samples for inspiration). Do not use photographs unless your job requires
it. Strive for two to three pages (less
for the US).
now have all the information you need to write a
compelling summary outlining your strengths (see examples). This paragraph goes at the beginning.
- If you have identified specific skills, you can add bullet
following the summary i.e., Advanced Microsoft Suite Experience etc.
- Are you happy with the result? Good. Now proofread and have a trusted friend proofread it with
you. Then check it again.
- And don’t forget a
well-written cover letter using your strengths to target the
role on offer.
You’re worth it!
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