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Jane C. Doe
123 Penny Lane, San Diego, California 92111
Phone: (555) 999-9753 Cell: (555) 999-1357

Highlights of Qualifications

  • Genuine interest in adolescent development and being a positive role model
  • Proven ability to develop strong customer and team rapport
  • Self-motivated, hard-working individual
  • Fast learner with ability to work with minimum supervision


San Diego State University – San Diego, California Aug.1996 – present

  • Baccalaureate degree currently in progress
  • Major – Child Development and Family Relations
  • Minor – Counseling

Special Projects

C.E.A.S.E. – (Creating Empowerment through Alcohol and Substance-abuse Education)

  • Participated in group discussions about current issues facing alcohol/substance abuse education
  • Organized special presentation on campus to inform students of dangers of heroin use
  • Informed students of the resources available on campus concerning alcohol/substance abuse

Peer Education Booth

  • Distributed literature to students regarding health/safety issues, such as AIDS, sexual abuse, drug & alcohol abuse, and domestic violence
  • Advised students of the resources available on campus and around the Bay Area

Professional Experience


  • Managed staff of up to 15 sales associates and assigned daily tasks
  • Interviewed, hired and trained new associates
  • Evaluated employee performances and discussed job improvement needs
  • Responsible for cash allocation in register and daily deposits
  • Executed daily store opening and closing procedures
  • Dealt effectively with diverse clientele and resolved problems quickly

Retail Sales/Customer Service

  • Greeted customers and informed them of current sales
  • Assisted customer with merchandise inquiries and special requests
  • Stocked and priced merchandise and monitored inventory
  • Arranged in-store and window displays
  • Coordinated a variety of tasks in fast-paced environments

Work History

Assistant Manager Macy’s – San Diego, CA Jul. 1999 – Sep. 2000
Sales Associate Miller’s Outpost – San Diego, CA Nov. 1997 – Jun. 1999