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General Manager Resume

Example General Manager Resume for an Executive Job Seeker

This example general manager resume was written for an accomplished executive who had distinguished herself as a business turnaround, transformation, and growth expert over a long career. She was seeking CEO, President, or General Manager positions that would allow her to continue her remarkable success.

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This resume was written and designed to showcase her value proposition and high-ROI potential.  The text is packed with quantified accomplishments and results. Although the resume is three pages, the content is compelling and relevant and the presentation is strategically formatted to make it easy to read.

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More General Manager Resume Writing Tips

As a rule of thumb, you don’t want to date your resume more than 10-20 years in the past. But, most executives have accomplishments early in their career that they are proud of and that are still relevant. The strategy we used in this resume, is one solution. The “Early Career Highlights” section of the resume allowed us to include some of her more impressive and relevant accomplishments, but without dates.

The quote near the top of the first page is a quote directly from this general manager/CEO candidate and it succinctly summarizes her leadership philosophy and reflects back on her personal brand as a business turnaround, transformation, and growth expert.

The blue and green color scheme adds some pop and makes the resume stand out in sea of black and white resumes, but it is subtle and sophisticated.

This sample resume is protected by copyright. Please do NOT copy it. This resume was written for a specific individual and the strategies used may not be appropriate to your career. More importantly, a copied resume is not authentic and will never be as effective for you as a resume written specifically for you. Please contact us to learn more about our professional resume writing services. Your career is worth it!

Sharon did an outstanding job. I was very impressed by the high quality of her work and her attention to my project. I will certainly recommend your services to others. Thank you.

J.F., Hudson, MA

My background is a particularly difficult one to handle in a resume both due to my having multi-functional and multi-industry experience, and my having had 9 positions in 25 years, none of which could be eliminated due to my having started my career at the mid-management level after graduate school. She can certainly do anyone's resume professionally and expertly, since she was able to write mine. Her questionnaire took a great deal of time but was critical in enabling her to do her work well. Perhaps the greatest compliment I can pay her is that before I hired her, I had just had my resume rewritten by another writer who has written a book on executive resumes, and that resume was not nearly the quality of her work, with an executive recruiter I know letting me know that her version was "MUCH better". My only reluctance in providing this testimonial is that it will encourage others to utilize her services, decreasing my "edge" over other candidates by having a resume prepared by Ms. Dumas.

M.M., New York

I want to let you know that today I am accepting a job offer that matches virtually every desired element of my search. There is no doubt in my mind that the service you provided in the course of my resume project made this great success possible. Please accept my deepest thanks and sincere appreciation for a job very well done.

J.G., Kentucky

Michelle, I sent the new resume to my references and some friends who have been supporting my search. And the reactions so far is: wonderful, impressive, wow, wonderful, very professional, here comes 10 superjobs! I thought you would appreciate hearing these reactions to your work!! Thank you!

C.C., New York

The job search has ramped up into high gear since I starting using the resume you prepared for me. I interviewed today for a position as a Property Accountant with a real estate management company. My "skill set" was a great match with what they were looking for, so thanks for your efforts. I feel confident I will be offered the position. Thanks again, I'll keep you posted.

M.M., New Hampshire

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