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Sample Sales Resume

Purpose: Sales Resume Sample With Graphic Elements

This sales resume shows a creative technique to create eye appeal in your resume, helping you get attention in even the most crowded markets. If you are in any type of sales position – a sales representative, sales associate, sales manager, account manager – or another position in which your results can be expressed by numbers, see if there may be ways for you to include a chart or graph in your resume.

Including chart or graph in your sales resume makes your selling points pop and make the quantified results easy to read. This sample sales resume uses a graph on the first page to illustrate year after year revenue, profit, and market share gains. Similar formatting is used on both the first and second page to showcase the job seeker’s many sales awards. This example also shows one way that you might handle it if you have worked at the same company twice, during different time periods.

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More Tips for Creating Your Sales Resume

To use a technique like this in your own sales resume, try listing sales results out by year or month (depending on how long you have worked for the company). During your tenure have sales increased? Have customer accounts increased? Have profit margins increased? Has there been improvements in other key performance indicators? If so, you have the material for a powerful chart or graph in your own sales resume.

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