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If you want to have the best chance at getting a call back from the job youre applying for, youll want to have a resume that follows the best formatting practices. Comparing your resume with another from the same field is a great way to improve your writing. We want to help you even more, so in addition to providing you this Tory Burch sales manager resume sample, we have had our experts review it and point out the major mistakes and errors that need to be changed. Use these helpful tips as you work on your own resume.
A Summary section should be four to six lines and should address an overview of your experience, two or three major skill sets, and some valuable personality traits/soft skills
Its a great idea to have a Summary at the beginning of your resume that showcases some of your most desirable traits. Dont cut yourself off here. Take the opportunity to bring out a few specific personality traits and skills, and give a general overview of your experience. WRONG: Summary A position that provides interaction with others in a positive work environment with opportunities for advancement. RIGHT: Summary Dedicated saleswoman with 8+ years of experience. Skilled with producing sales charts and other forms of data management. Consistently demonstrates capable leadership abilities and a drive to exceed company goals. Seeking position that provides interaction with others in a positive work environment with opportunities for advancement.
A Highlights or Skills section should have at least three to four items per column (with two columns) but no more than seven to eight per column
If there are not many specific skills to highlight before you job Experience, try to include some personality traits and soft skills that would serve as qualifications. Remember that qualifications are not just experience and education. Qualifications include anything specific that would add to a candidates performance at a given job. WRONG: Highlights
All lists should be in bullet point format
Bullet format has the most organized appearance and will make it easier for a reader to refer to specific points throughout the document. This format also gives your lists a longer appearance and simultaneously draws attention to each specific point. Make sure to start each point with a different strong action verb and to end with a period. Keep your verb tenses consistent and use present tense if describing current employment and use past tense if describing previous employment. WRONG: Experience Tory Burch February 2013 to Current Sales Manager Hackensack, New Jersey Responsible for all store opening and closing procedures Conduct initial interviews for possible new hires. Utilizes Excel to: create monthly sales charts; track employee goals; maintain client data base; and ensure cash deposit logs are up to date and accurate. Trained staff to deliver outstanding customer service. Conduct weekly touch bases with sales associates on where they are on their sales goals Addressed customer inquiries and resolved complaints. RIGHT: Experience Tory Burch February 2013 to Current Sales Manager Hackensack, New Jersey
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