Chronological Resume Example

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The following is an example of a chronological resume. This is a resume that lists your work history in reverse chronological order (starting with your most recent job). This type of resume allows you to emphasize your work experience.

Chronological Resume Example

James Free
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Energetic and motivating leader with proven ability to effectively manage both personnel and projects.

Self starter and strong independent worker. Excel at analyzing products and procedures to generate new ideas to improve efficiency and production quality. Highly adaptable to ever-changing circumstances. Key member in any team developing and executing strategic business plans.


Comfort, Inc., 20XX-Present

  • Manage daily operations of a $1 million foam insulation company.
  • Train and supervise work crews in more efficient product installation techniques that have reduced material waste by 20% and labor hours by 43%.
  • Develop sales team’s knowledge in the areas of building science and energy conservation in order to provide customers with the information to successfully plan for and utilize spray foam insulation.
  • Developed an effective marketing campaign and restructured product pricing/discounts resulting in an 80% bid acceptance rate.
  • Implemented new bidding process utilizing Excel spreadsheets to formulate more accurate bids. Allowed for the tracking of individual job costs and provided feedback as to efficiency of crews with regards to material waste and labor hours.

    United States Rescue Officer, 19XX-20XX
    Manager (20XX-20XX)

    • Data Network Manager - Managed command and control data network used to generate video representation of geographic area surrounding ship. Team consisted of 38 individuals from four departments.
    • Production Control Officer - Coordinated the efforts of 135 personnel utilizing 37,000 man hours, completed 520 jobs totaling over $4 million during 13-month refurbishment period.
    • Assistant Command Duty Officer - Directed daily routine utilizing a duty section of 600 personnel from 12 different departments.

    Instructor Pilot (19XX–20XX)                              

    • Administered, coordinated, and supervised flight and academic training for United States flight training program. Encompassed over 200 instructors and 600 students in five units.
    • Coordinated and supervised four Flight Commanders to insure pilot completion rates met quarterly and annual goals.
    • Managed and scheduled 11 instructor pilots and 38 flight students to complete primary and intermediate level flight training.


    • MBA - Finance, Auburn University,
    • B.A.  Business Economics - University of Costa Rica
    • Aviator - Advanced Flight Training, United States Flight Patrol
    • Integrated Project Team Course - Project Management College, United States Flight Patrol

    Selective courses in building construction, construction management, and cost estimating.


    • Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2)
    • Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal
    • Humanitarian Service Medal
    • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

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