Sarah Jones

1310 Rock Ledge Street

Hamlet, Large State 41112

454- 555- 5555


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OBJECTIVE (Objective statement should address the position applied for)


Receptionist position using my customer service, administrative, and communication skills


EDUCATION (Bold capital letters emphasize major headings)


Large State Community College

A. A. in Liberal Arts, expected May 2000

G. P. A.: 3.6/ 4.0


Hamlet High School

Diploma, May 1997

G. P. A.: 3.3/ 4.0


EXPERIENCE (Begin statements with action verbs)


Customer Service (Identify major skills required for the position)

?      Selected for the express lane while working as a cashier

?      Directed customers to product locations

?      Served restaurant patrons and responded quickly to requests

?      Handled food substitutions and special requests efficiently



?      Recorded meeting notes and maintained membership roster for College Outdoors Club

?      Calculated restaurant customers÷ bills accurately

?      Type 60 words per minute



?      Explained menu items to customers

?      Relayed special requests to chef

?      Received A÷s in speech and composition classes (Include specific achievements)


Computer Applications

WordPerfect, Word, Windows 98


WORK HISTORY (Brief work history goes at the end)


Table Server, Good Food Restaurant, Hamlet, Large State, 1999

Cashier, Blue Skies Chain Store, Hamlet, Large State, 1997- 1998


References available upon request