Chronological Resume Sample
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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
M: 01836 576 892
Identified billing errors reducing costs by
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
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
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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