Example Resume:

Susan Superstar” Sales Professional

Results-oriented, self-motivated individual seeking challenging sales position where personal talents can be utilized to increase market share with a company who places high priority on ethics and initiative.
Lipscomb University Nashville, TN
May 1999
Bachelor of Arts, Oral Communications
  • Sales and Marketing Professionals International
  • Nashville Association of Sales Professionals
  • Toastmasters International
2/00 to Current Telecommunications Corp, Inc.

Nashville, TN

Provider of telecommunication services to small and medium businesses in the Middle
Tennessee area
Account Executive

  • Top revenue producer for the month of June.
  • Achieved 136 % of quota for the year
  • Opened 14 new accounts in 7 month period
  • Generated quality leads through research, cold calling, and networking.
  • Proactively prospected and set appointments, analyzed prospect needs, effectively presented high-speed wireless Internet service, and closed in a professional manner.
6/99 to 2/00 Healthcare Services Nashville, TN

National healthcare recruiting company providing healthcare professionals to medical establishments
Senior Healthcare Recruiter/Account Management

  • Co-managed statewide flu program, successfully vaccinating over 10,000 individuals.
  • Co-established Nashville office and helped increase weekly sales to $40,000 within two months of opening, exceeding revenue goals set for the office.
  • Selected out of 100 recruiters to attend Sales and Leadership Training in Tampa, FL.
  • Recruited healthcare professionals through innovative marketing and motivational presentations.
  • Hired and supervised over 200 healthcare professionals, involving performance evaluations, employee relations, and resolving any conflict between employees and clients
10/96 – 5/99 Banking Services Inc. Nashville, TN

Marketing Services for financial institutions
Bank Sales Research

  • Communicated with bank presidents, executive officers, and senior lenders across the nation to discuss their bank lending activity to the small business market for an article published in Bank Director Magazine.
  • Successfully discovered and provided qualified leads to outside bank sales representatives by cold calling over 200 banks weekly.
  • Creatively developed and completed a project that analyzed competitors, thus revealing more effective and profitable ways to market e-commerce program Business Manager.
  • Interacted daily with Director of Sales to develop innovative sales skills essential to reaching top decision-makers of companies.
10/96 – 2/97 Telecom Wireless Nashville, TN

Wireless communication and internet services to small to medium businesses
Sales Representative

  • Specialized in sales of wireless communications and GTE Internet services.
  • Exceeded monthly quota of thirty new accounts, and commended for building strong rapport with clients by understanding their needs and clearly explaining products.
9/95 – 10/96 21st Century Christian Bookstore
Nashville, TN
Retail Sales Associate
9/96 to Present Hope for Haiti’s Children Nashville, TN


  • Speak to and encourage individuals in various venues to sponsor children in Haiti.
5/97 – 7/97 Hospital Hermano San Pedro Antigua, Guatemala


  • Assisted disabled children with daily tasks and other personal activities.
  • Lived with non-English speaking Guatemalan family while studying Spanish at the Marroquin Institute in Antigua, Guatemala.
  • Accompanied Health Talents International, Inc. on a medical mission trip to Guatemala to assist doctors and dentists in various clinics.
  • Lipscomb University Soccer Team
  • Lipscomb University Ambassadors Vice-President
  • Sigma Iota Delta Fraternity; Fraternity of the year 1996
Available upon request