Resume for a Worker with Gap in Work History

Though many of us have no gaps in our employment, often in others’ career history there is-due to illness, layoff, or some other unfortunate event. This said, you need to structure your resume to make the gap look less obvious than you might in a standard chronological resume format. This is where you will need a functional resume format to account for the gap in work history. Below, is a working example.

DESDEMONA WALLACE

36 Random Hill Road

Huntingdon Valley, PA 88767

(777)-777-7777

Objective: Position as a Supermarket Front End Manager.

Summary of qualifications

5 years experience in the grocery industry as front end manager.

4 years experience as floor supervisor of grocery store.Excellent sales experience and communications skills.Strong work ethic.Multi tasker.Leader and team player.

RELEVANT SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Maintain a first name basis with most regular customersEnsure the utmost in customer attention in all questions, problems, or concernsWas product expert on all grocery items in the store for the convenient resource of customer

SUPERVISION

As Front End Manager, managed staff of 30 part and full time staffPrepared all schedules for staff and met needs of store in more heavy trafficResponsible for all new and existing staff productivity and training.

ADMINISTRATIVE

Balanced all register operators drawers on a shift by shift basis as well as daily basisHandled all discrepancies with accounting and troubleshooting skillsMaintained corporate ledger and sales report dataMade daily deposits and prepared drawers for businessProcessed all forms of payment, as well as returned checks

EDUCATION

1999-Associates Degree Temple University, PA