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Jane Ahlgren


Personal Info


Passionate healthcare PMP with 10+ years experience managing various projects in a high-volume hospital. Cut costs by 32% in 6 months, dropped stockroom waste by 65%, and reduced wasted foot traffic by 88% across all nursing staff and departments. Seeking to leverage strong leadership skills and expertise to increase profitability for C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.


Project Manager

Seton Hospital, ME

2006-05 - 2017-01

  • Oversaw all major hospital projects for 10+ years, focus on cost reduction.
  • Oversaw the “Just in Time Restock” project. Cut stockroom waste by 65%.
  • Implemented the highly successful Lean Training and Six Sigma projects for all employees. Cut costs by 32% in less than six months.
  • Created our popular supply room relocation project. Cut wasted foot traffic by 88% across all nursing staff and departments.

Chief Nursing Officer

Seton Hospital, ME

2002-09 - 2006-05

  • Nursing leader for all 87 nurses with multiple project management duties.
  • Switched nursing staff to new scheduling system for better cost management.
  • Implemented a new cost tracking project to ratchet down stockroom waste.
  • Managed project for lean training of all nurses.

Charge Nurse, Maternity

Seton Hospital, ME

2000-03 - 2002-09

  • Led team of 15+ Maternity Ward nurses for two years.
  • Organized and coordinated a project to donate expired supplies and equipment to overseas charities. Recouped over $32,000 in tax deductions.
  • Implemented a new patient tracking system to cut redundant data collection.
  • Initiated project for better gloving/gowning techniques. Infection-related complications dropped 15% after project's end.


Project Management Institute

2008-10 - 2008-07

  • Received Project Management Professional certification from PMI.

University of Southern Maine, BSN

1996-09 - 1999-05

  • Andersen Postgraduate Fellowship to study advanced nursing techniques.
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude




2014-10 Guest Speaker, Northeast Shingo Lean Conference


RN (73829)


  • Leadership, Agile and Scrum, Business Process Improvement, Skilled in Keynote, MS Office, Project Scheduling, Strategic Planning, Communication Skills


Chinese – advanced

Spanish – intermediate

Example of a general resume

General Resume

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Billy Patvi

Software Developer

Personal Info


Results-driven software developer, seeking to use proven Python and Ruby skills to deliver coding excellence to Cryptoconic, Inc. Have developed 3 webapps and 5 mobile apps. Contributed to 7 GitHub projects and debugged 17 apps. Wrote back-end code for 40 working business websites.

Skills Summary


  • Built a Python-based stock tracking webapp with 545 interactive, real-time graphs. Site gets 8,000 visits/month and was cited in "Fortune."
  • Created and maintain a Python-driven Python Programming Tutorials website.
  • Developed Python app for voice control of lights, thermostat, and garage door. Integrated smart home devices, Raspberry Pi, and a webcam.
  • Designed a 3D Maze game using Python and MySQL.


  • Developed an online exam system for a continuing education site.
  • Built 5 mobile apps, including an alarm app and a reminder app.
  • Solved 55 Ruby problems at
  • Contributed to 7 Ruby projects on GitHub, including Homebrew and Fastlane.
  • Created chat functionality for a SaaS website.


  • Debugged 12 webapps written in Python.
  • Conducted comprehensive debugging on 5 mobile apps.
  • Cut errors 20% for a SaaS site through extensive debugging.


Senior Graphic Designer

Houlton Renno Inc. New York


  • Led a team of four designers in a fast-paced graphic design firm.
  • Wrote back-end code for 40 client projects.

Graphic Designer

Kibula Designs, Boston


  • Led daily meetings for an initiative to increase revenue.
  • Wrote scripts to update client databases. Cut billing errors 35%.


Bachelor's Degree, University of Maine


  • GPA 3.9
  • Excelled in computer science classes.
  • Worked as TA for computer science department.


  • Microsoft Build 2017, spoke on a panel about cloud computing.
  • OSCON 2016

Additional Activities

  • Took first place in 3 Ruby challenges at
  • Member, IAENG Society of Software Engineers.

Tech Skills

  • Python, Java, C#, PHP, Ruby, SQL, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, JQuery, Debugging

Soft Skills

  • Leadership, Teamwork, Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Creativity, Time Management
Example of a career change resume

Career Change Resume

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Rick Grimes

Junior Editorial Assistant

Personal Info


MA Student in English at Stanford University, made the Dean’s List for three consecutive years (2014-2016), with two study abroad experiences and a semester-long research internship in Oxford, UK looking to use my strong research and writing skills, as well as my expertise in contemporary literature in the position of Editorial Assistant at Penguin Random House.

Work Experience

Editorial Intern

Faber and Faber, Stanford


  • Assisted in hiring and managing a pool of freelancers as needed, including development editors, copy editors, proofreaders, indexers, recipe testers, and technical editors, including remote and on-site employees.
  • Assisted in the development, design, and preparation of sales materials.
  • Provide general and editorial support to the Stanford staff as requested.


MA in English, Stanford University


Expected to graduate in 2018

  • 95 GPA
  • Favorite fields of study: American Poetry: From Modernism to Postmodernism, Creative Expression in Writing, Creative Nonfiction
  • Thesis title: "An Analysis of the Impact of 1940s Blues Culture on the Poetic Expression of the Members of Harlem Reneissance"
  • Key achievement: Awarded $15,000 2017 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for a collection of short stories "Your Latest Trick."

BA in Comparative Litarature, Stanford University


3.9 GPA

  • Favorite fields of study: Introduction to Literary Study: Comparison, Cosmopolitanism, and the Global Novel, Literature Gone Viral, Digital Humanities, Radical Arts, Re-thinking Derrida, Being as a Spectacle
  • Thesis title: "Towards the Derridian Decostruction of the Notion 'Biography' on the Basis of Julian Barnes' 1984 novel 'Flaubert's Parrot'"

Extracurricular activities and achievements:

  • Dean's List 2014-2016.
  • President of the undergraduate student board from 2015 to 2016.
  • Chief Editor of the University Blog from 2015 to 2017.

Awards and Honors

2017-02 2016 Drue Heinz Literature Prize

2016-06 Dean's List, Stanford University

2015-06 Dean's List, Stanford University


  • Academic Writing, Research, Editing


Russian – Billingual

French – Advanced

Spanish – Advanced

Example of a student resume

Student Resume

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Michelle Muller

Office Manager

Personal Info


Energetic office manager with 5+ years experience, seeking to leverage proven management and training skills to grow efficiency at Prescott Global. Oversaw eight office assistants in a high-volume tech business. Grew new contracts by 22% per year. Cut lead times 53%, cut costs 22%.


Office Manager

Block Island Digital


  • Coordinated and organized office operations in a high-volume tech business. Oversaw eight office assistants to ensure organizational efficiency.
  • Achieved revenue goals through effective management of job scheduling. Decreased lead times by 53% by cutting out processing waste.
  • Stimulated new contract growth by supporting promotional and marketing programs. Grew new clientele at a rate of 22% per year.
  • Built all work schedules. Grew the team through direct performance feedback and annual appraisals. Decreased turnover by 35%.

Office Manager

ReviewGull Productions


  • In charge of 7 office employees in a busy marketing firm.
  • Decreased turnover 15% through improved communication.
  • Sourced new suppliers and saved 20% on supplies.
  • Scheduled all client work with operations staff.
  • Used better double-checking to cut accounting errors 15%.
  • Boosted company revenue 18% through better work flow.
  • Through improved feedback program, increased customer retention 10%.
  • Trained 3 new employees in correct office procedures.

Office Manager

Doherty Phair Inc.


  • Managed a staff of 6 office employees in a high-volume legal firm.
  • Implemented a "Lean for the Office" Program.
  • Trained all 6 office employees in Lean principles.
  • Pulled in 10 new contracts per year on average during staff downtime.
  • Cut inventory waste 15%.
  • Slashed accounting errors by 25% through new accounting software.

Office Manager

Takacs Medical Clinic


  • Responsible for daily non-clinical operations in a small medical practice, including patient satisfaction and operational performance and development.
  • Provided superior patient service, with sensitivity to resolving patient complaints. Increased customer retention rate by 35%.
  • Handled all supply management, including ordering and sourcing vendors. Implemented a pull system that cut costs by 22%.
  • In charge of hiring and training temp office assistants to handle busy times. Trained six different temp assistants. One became part-time.


BA, Bowdoin College, Maine


  • Pursued a passion for Business Administration coursework.
  • Excelled in management classes.
  • President, Bowdoin College Cycling Club.
  • Supervised winter fund drive 2008.

Volunteer Work

St. Francis Soup Kitchen

Volunteer Organizer


  • In charge of training and scheduling of 20+ volunteers.
  • Decreased lost time from scheduling conflicts 25%.

Habitat for Humanity

Group Leader


  • In charge of regular fundraising drives. Increased donations 45%.
  • Managed teams of 5-10 volunteers during construction projects.

Technical Proficiency

Typing Speed: 95 WPM

MS Excel: 97% on Isograd MS Excel Test

Additional Activities

  • Member, American Management Association.
  • Run a small cycling club for fun and fitness.
  • Walk dogs once a week at the local shelter.
  • Organize school bake sales 2x per year.


2017 Acquire Office Management Conference: Spoke on Panel about Leadership

2015 Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence: On Panel re Databases

2014 Office Dynamics Conference: Spoke on Panel about Emotional Intelligence

2012 OfficeNinjas Admin Week


2017 Weekly office management podcast "ManageU" has 1500 subscribers.

2017 Article on leadership published in BusinessWeek Management Blog

2016 Article on PowerPoint published in Presentation Zen

2015 Disgruntled employee ideas featured in Ask a Manager.

2012 Article on data management cited in Fortune.


  • Office Kaizen - GBMP
  • Successfully Managing People - American Management Association
  • Emotional Intelligence Training Class - IHHP
  • Microsoft Office Training, New Horizons Center. Scored 99% in all areas.

Hard Skills

  • Performance Evaluations, Training New Employees, Business Operations, Scheduling, Conflict Resolution

Soft Skills

  • Leadership, Communication, Administrative, Time Management


Spanish – Fluent

Example of a two page resume

Two Page Resume

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Jill Santos

Elementary Education Professional

Personal Info

(555) 555-5555

Engaging Elementary Education Teacher with over five years of experience guiding individualized instruction and meeting state standards. Proficient in English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction and Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). Seeking to bring intelligent, enthusiastic solutions to your students at Smith High School.


Fourth Grade Teacher

West School District, Smith Elementary


  • Increased standardized test score for students in science (30%) and reading (24%) by implementing creative coursework into the curriculum.
  • Established an extracurricular book club that resulted in 50+ students joining and reading an average of 9 books a year.
  • Integrated technology into learning with Smart Boards, iPads, • and computers.
  • Built a collaborative and friendly classroom environment using and enforcing behavior guides, team teaching, and interactive learning.

Teaching Assistant

West School District, Jones Elementary


  • Worked in both a kindergarten and first grade classroom.
  • Collaborated with classroom teacher to administer tests and curriculum instruction to students.
  • Maintained constant communication

Interactive Field Experience

South School District, Wilson Elementary


  • Provided teacher and classroom support.
  • Led educational games and group activities.
  • Leveraged knowledge in special education to support teachers and students within self-contained (resource) and inclusion classrooms.


University of Texas at Austin Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education


Graduated Cum Laude; asked be commencement speaker at graduation.

Active member of Alpha Phi.


Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Active Volunteer


  • Connected and built a relationship with talented 9-year old girl.


2015 Certified in First Aid & CPR (American Red Cross)

2014 TX Teacher Certified


  • Curriculum Design, Time Management, Differentiated Instruction, Student Safety
Example of a teacher resume

Teacher Resume

What makes this resume example stand out?

Highlights why you’re more than just an educator:

  • Details various methods of teaching for different scenarios.
  • Shows outside involvement in other areas of school activities.
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Lydia Manzo

Sales Manager

Personal Info


Passionate Sales Manager and CSE with 4+ years' experience, seeking position with Carlson Stoves. For Pilla N.A., grew business 15% per year. Boosted revenue 30% through targeted training of 50 reps. Slashed response time to 30 minutes companywide and cut turnover by 25%.


Regional Sales Manager

Pilla North America


  • Developed new business with point-of-sale stores and mobile reps. Worked with 50 sales reps to grow business 15% per year over 3 years.
  • Increased revenue 30% through targeted sales rep training.
  • Used applied technologies to slash lead response time to 30 minutes.
  • Cut turnover by 25% through team morale and motivation program.

Sales Manager

Capital Home & Hearth


  • Head of sales for high-end home & hearth store.
  • Pushed sales revenue from $750,000/yr to $1.1 million in 1 year.
  • Increased staff training to drive lead conversion up 20%.

Manager Experience



  • Led the customer outreach team at Hubert Shoe.
  • Was the go-to conflict resolution employee at The Weathervane Restaurant.
  • On-boarded three new employees at Trent Landscaping.


BS in Management, Virginia Commonwealth University


  • Excelled in budgeting and sales coursework.
  • For a one-year senior project in leadership, built the new campus blog.
  • Head of the Anime Club. Increased membership 75%.


CSE (Certified Sales Executive) - SMEI.

Sales Leadership Certificate - Cornell University.


2017 Rainmaker Conference. Headed a Panel on Budgeting.

2016 Pulse Conference. Spoke on a Panel about Cross-Selling.


  • Article on How to Manage a Sales Team Published in "Sales Hacker."
  • Interviewed for the Accelerate! Podcast about Staff Coaching.

Additional Activities

  • Organize yearly fundraiser for local PTA.
  • Regular volunteer to recruit helpers for local Habitat for Humanity Chapter.
  • Leader of weekly cycling group.

Hard Skills

  • New Business Development, Budgeting, Conflict Resolution, Finance, Coaching

Soft Skills

  • Leadership, Teamwork, Communication, Planning, Work Supervision
Example of a manager resume

Manager Resume

What makes this example of a resume great?

Emphasizes deliverables and shows a good fit:

  • Uses numbers to prove her credentials.
  • Focuses on experience that matches the job description.
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Anne Smith

Registered Nurse (RN): 2263731


Personal Info



Multi-lingual Pediatric RN with 5+ years of experience in neonatal care units. Supervised the medication schedule of up to 15 patients. Taught new nurses how to use the EMR system. Maintained accurate medical records that contributed to successful audits of the pediatric unit.




RN Case Manager, In-patient Pediatrics

Northwest Community Hospital, ME


  • Facilitate initial screen of patients within 24 hours upon admission to determine proper care procedure and minimize discharge delays.
  • Supervise all patient care provided by Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Nurse Technicians handling 25-bed unit.
  • Interview potential nurses to ensure their experience and skills meet the demands of our unit.
  • Manage the transition of pediatric patients between outpatient and in-patient services.
  • Direct and supervise CNAs.


Staff Nurse

Northwest Community Hospital, ME


  • Worked under direct supervision of RN to provide optimum care to 5 patients.
  • Facilitated nursing care, transfer, and discharge of up to 30 patients a day.
  • Inserted catheters, IVs, tracheotomy tubes, as needed.




Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing, Bachelors of Science in Nursing


  • Coursework includes classroom and clinical on nursing care for adults and children, including women during the reproductive process.




2015-05 Basic Life Support (BLS) - The American Heart Association

2015-01 Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN) - Pediatric Nursing Certification Board

2014-10 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - American Association of Nurse Anesthetists




2011-02 Registered Nurse (RN): 2263731 - Nurse License Compact (NLC), Maine State Board Licensing



  • Wound dressing and care, Monitoring mother’s vital signs and fetal heart rate, Phlebotomy – IV therapy and blood drawing, Electronic Medical Record (EMR)




Spanish – Advanced

Portuguese – Basic

Example of a nurse resume

Nurse Resume

What makes this sample resume shine?

This sample resume shows all job requirements are met.

  • Highlights licenses and certification.
  • Double-downs on soft and critical skills.
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