Resume Examples

One of the best ways to get an idea of what your resume should look like is to take a look at an example resume.

Not all resumes will look the same. Getting to see a sample that uses the same format at yours, or examining a resume sample for the same type of job you’re looking to get an interview for, gives you something to compare yours against.

Examples of Resumes by Profession

Listed below are samples and writing guides broken up by various job types. Please remember that these are only guides. We absolutely encourage you to take what you like and toss out the rest.

In the business world, one idiom that holds true is:

There is more than one way to skin a cat.

So feel free to take a gander, use our suggestions, and mix and match your own ideas into your personal resume.


Using business ​to describe a selection of professions isn’t really fair, as the variety of jobs in the business world is vast. What you’ll find here are mostly positions that would be labeled as white collar or those that keep you in an office building most of the day.

Customer Service & Retail

​While many jobs that fall under the customer service & retail umbrella could also fit into the business category, it's just such a big industry it warrants its own section.

Medical Professions

The medical field is as massive as it is technical. We’ve handpicked some of the most commonly requested jobs to create samples for. If you’re not sure how to get started with yours, take a peek at a couple of these. Or, use one as a base template for making your own.​

Please keep in mind that for the sake of privacy our resume examples use fictitious individuals. Nevertheless, each sample and writing guide was written with the intent of mimicking real-life people looking for real employment, and they have all been produced following the Source Resume mandate.

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