Sample Targeted CV / resume

sample targeted cv resumeThis sample targeted CV / resume can be used when you are applying for a specific job.  Because you know the job you are applying for – you should make sure that your CV / resume has a strong personal profile which addresses the role and sells you both professionally and as a person.

Ensure you highlight your most important skills and qualities for that specific job.  Make sure you address all the relevant areas in a structured manner.

Sample Targeted CV / resume

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Anna Bodi

An excellent organiser who enjoys working within a team environment, but who is also capable of working extremely well on her own with the minimum of supervision. Proven leadership skills involving managing, developing and motivating teams to achieve their objectives. Trustworthy and reliable, her excellent customer service skills and ability to communicate with people at all levels make her an ideal candidate for a supervisory position in a customer facing enterprise.
Key Skills:


  • Managing a team; assigning tasks and motivating them to achieve deadlines.
  • Organising and conducting the training of personnel.
  • Organising staff rotas and holidays.


  • Increased turnover by 25% over an 18 month period.
  • Awarded employee of the month on numerous occasions.
  • Chosen to represent Snobs Wine Bar at Barperson of the Year.
  • Successfully implemented innovative Promotions Campaign.
Employment Summary:
 Senior Bar Assistant    2008 – date
 Snobs Wine Bar, London
 Working in a prestige wine bar as a senior bar assistant I was responsible for a team of 4.  My duties were:
  • Accepting cash and credit card payments
  • Reconciling bar tills
  • Taking customers’ orders
  • Stocking and ordering of wines
  • Bringing clients drinks and food orders to their tables


 Assistant Manager 2006 – 2008
Soho Cafe, London
Working in a small cafe, in my position as Assistant Manager my duties were:
  • Deputising for the Manager in their absence
  • Responsible for training new staff members
  • Ordering of supplies, stock management
  • Ensuring customers were satisfied with the service
  • Cashiering duties
 Waitress 2005 – 2006
La Dolce Vita, London
Working in a restaurant as a waitress in a small family run restaurant my duties were:
  • Taking customers’ orders and relaying them to the kitchen
  • Serving customers with their meals and drinks
  • Making sure meals were satisfactory and that bills were paid
  • Ensuring the restaurant was kept clean and tidy in accordance with H&S regulations
Relevant Qualifications:
University of Anytown 2004
I successfully completed my Baccalaureate (English equivalent BA).
Maths, Italian, History, Geography, Tourism and Kindergarten teaching.
1998 – 2004
In my leisure time I am the lead singer in a dubstep band which allows me to let my hair down. I keep fit by going to the gym regularly, attending yoga and zumba  classes.I am a volunteer with Anytown Animal Rescue.  I have also spent 1 year with Neotropical Primate Conservation in Peru.  

Excellent references are available on request


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