March 2, 2007, Newsletter Issue #85: Good Functional Resume

Tip of the Week

This is an example of a Functional resume. It contains no employment dates, as this job seeker had some gaps in her history. It highlights her skills and lists her employers to show she has a work history.

Natalie Employee
123 Job Street
Worker, New York 90210
(555) 555-5555

Objective: To obtain employment in data processing, coding, or data entry
Local Business School, Worker, New York
Associate Degree in Legal Administrative Assistant, August, 2002
* Microsoft Office Suite

* Word Perfect

* Desktop Publishing

* Business Law

* Accounting

* Legal Office Systems

* Information Technology

* Composition and Research

Local Vocational School, Worker, New York

Received Certification for CIP June, 2000

* Web Page Design

* Computer Programming

Legal Assistant/Secretarial
* Performed general legal office procedures

* Prepared legal documents

* Composed legal correspondence

* Prepared bank forms for mortgage closings and refinances

* Performed title searches

* Handled general filing for busy law office

* Operated switchboard for busy law office

* Carried out general reception duties for busy law offices

Customer Service/Food Service

* Processed customer orders

* Handled cash and cash drawer

* Solved customer problems

* Prepared food

* Performed general maintenance duties

Smith and Wesson, LLP, Worker, New York Legal Assistant
Law Offices of Attorney Elaine Bennis, Worker, New York Legal Assistant
Jerry Seinfeld Law Offices, Worker, New York, Legal Assistant Intern
American Automobile Association, Worker, New York, Legal Assistant Intern
Bill and Ted's Sandwich Shop, Worker, New York Customer Service/Food Prep
Burger Queen Corporation, Worker, New York Cashier/Cook

References Upon Request

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