Sample of Chronological Resume

Chronological Resume

The example below presents a chronological resume. This design starts out by listing your most recent job, and then lists previous employers in reverse order. The main advantage of doing this is that it presents the most relevant information first, and also allows you to highlight key points in your work experience. 


Plot 214, 22nd Avenue, New Jersey Tel. +1 609-747-4386


  • Thirteen years’ experience as a receptionist in office administration
  • Strong analytical techniques for problem-solving
  • Independent worker with ability to implement own projects
  • Conscientious regarding office accounting procedures


New Jersey Business and Industry Association (Mar 2012 – Present)

  • Reduced travel expenses for sales representatives by sourcing lower fares on often complex routing schedules
  • Revamped the corporate billing system and corrected past erroneous payments
  • Attended meetings as a recorder and produced detailed transcripts
  • Strong and accurate dictation skills
  • Liaised with prospective clients to open new accounts

Greenfields Construction, New Jersey (Jan 2002 – Feb 2012)

  • Interfaced with and directed customers to correct departments
  • Coordinated services for 50 staff members and arranged meetings, site visits and schedules for agents
  • Implemented a new data management system to streamline information and reduce repetitive workload


The College of New Jersey, New Jersey, USA (1997 – 2001)

  • GPA 3.6/4.0


  • MS Office literacy at high level
  • Typing > 100 wpm
  • Superior dictation speed
  • Knowledge of phone system networks and requirements
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