Text Box: Components of a Chronological Resume

Rosario Fuentes

1245 10th Street

Any City, Any State 90000





Job Objective


A management position in retailing involving selection of merchandise.




1998-2000      State University                                                    City, State

                     Bachelor of Science Degree

                     Business Administration, Concentration in Management


1996-1998      Johnson County Community College         City, State

                     Associate of Arts


1992-1996      Central High School                                            City, State

                     High School Diploma

Honors: Honor Roll, Student Ambassador, Captain of Men’s Wrestling Team, Treasurer of Young Business Leader’s Club




1999 – present Morgan’s Department Store                      City, State

Assistant Manager

Conducted meetings with staff of six.  Assigned and scheduled duties and responsibilities. Previewed and purchased merchandise.


1997 – 1999   R & M Enterprises                                               City, State

Management Trainee

Gained product knowledge. Developed customer skills and improved sales techniques. Fully responsible for inventory control, monetary transactions, and special projects.

Special Skills

Fluent in Spanish.



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