Chronological Resume Sample


A sample chronological resume

The following is an example of a chronological resume. It is intended to give the reader an idea of the format that might be used for such a resume. You can copy the text between the lines below and paste it into your favorite word processor as a starting point and then modify it to meet your particular needs.

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1234 Main Street, Anytown, Anystate 12345

Home: (555) 555-4321, Cell: (555) 555-1234





Certified (PMP) project management professional with over 11 years' experience in project planning and execution. Recognized for achieving exceptional results for a project with a budget in excess of $43 million. Proven ability to support multiple high-complexity projects. Consistent track record of delivering projects on-time and with measurable success in achieving project goals. Demonstrated success in managing programs for mid- to large organizations across multi-industry segments. Expertise in managing complex customer relations issues with a focus on collaboration and mutually agreed upon goals. Skilled in communicating effectively with stakeholders via multiple channels, and managing day-to-day program activities (project plans, status reports, budgets, schedules, resources).



Acme Analytics, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
20XX – Present

Program Manager

Enterprise level program manager for a large business analytics firm specializing is data warehouse and business intelligence implementations. Managed a staff of four direct-report project managers and three business analysts, but also directed supplemental staff on larger projects. Assigned the most complex projects with some budgets in excess of $50 million.


Intelligent Systems, Inc., Atlanta, GA
20XX – 20XX

Senior Project Manager

Senior level project manager responsible for managing a wide range of business projects in a business intelligence software company. Developed a reputation for keeping projects on schedule and within budget. Responsible for developing scope documents, project plans, status reporting and budgeting. Developed and tracked project metrics and worked with stakeholders on change requests, risk management, procurement, resource needs and related project requirements.



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Jane Doe


MegaCorp Systems, Inc., Dallas, TX
20XX – 20XX

Project Manager

Started as a business analyst and was promoted to project manager after three years. While working as a project manager, I pursued and achieved Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification. Recognized for my ability to keep projects on track, I was given increasingly large and complex projects to manage. MegaCorp focused on systems integration and reporting software. I worked with a wide variety of clients in the small to mid-sized market implementing MegaCorp's systems.



Adjunct Faculty, Mainstream Community College, Taught evening courses in project management and business analysis.



MBA, Finance, State Polytechnic University, San Diego, CA

B.S. Business Administration, Adeline University, Boston, MA



Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute.

Active membership in the Project Management Institute.

Multiple seminars and conferences covering the project management discipline. Ongoing continuing education for project management certification.



Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Project, proficient in all Microsoft Office applications, strong knowledge of data warehousing design and configuration, and business intelligence software.



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