Chronological Resume Sample

This chronological resume sample is a guide only. It is the most widely used format with a straightforward approach. Begin with a strong opening paragraph that markets your strengths. Then focus on your duties and experience, starting with your most recent jobs first, working your way backwards. Use your history and skill set to flesh out your resume opting for a professional, attractive layout. Ensure you highlight your achievements early if possible.

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282 The Stables, Scotland, GL2 7AG
E: F.Ayling@gmail.com     
M: 01836 576 892

Identified billing errors reducing costs by £17,000 

Passionate Personal Assistant having managed large-scale business operations for several companies, taking responsibility for logistics, staff, and all workplace administration over 15+ years. Ability to quickly interpret information and calculate risks before making informed decisions in short timeframes, reducing cost and maximising efficiency.


Personal Assistant, Alliance Business Solutions, Glasgow May 2010 to Current
This role has developed over the years, taking on more responsibility and playing a pivotal role in the daily running of the business. Liaising with management to implement effective business strategies for growth. Attending meetings and taking accurate minutes for future reference and to influence business development initiatives.

  • Recruiting and advertising job vacancies
  • Full administration duties
  • Co-ordination of all staff travel and expenses, reducing cost by 25%
  • Employee of the month numerous times for recovering erroneous payments and reducing company spend while increasing quality of service

Personal Assistant, Alpha Automotive, Glasgow Jan 2001 to Apr 2010
The main point of contact for the business, taking 200+ inbound calls and mail daily. Welcoming visitors and arranging meetings, consultations, and follow-ups. Data retrieval and management, understanding clients’ requirements.

·       Continuous upkeep of CRM system to manage all clients and business activity
·       Offering advice on automotive schemes and vehicles available to customers
·       Organising schedules of 40+ employees including meetings and sole admin support


The West Scottish College - Graduated September 2000
A-levels in English, Maths, and ICT


Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs
Able to operate switchboard
SAGE Accountancy software
Typing speed of 90 words per minute

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