Human Resources Resume Example

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If you're applying to work in human resources, it's a given that every aspect of your application has to be flawless. That's especially true for your resume. Interviewers will be assessing its format, style, and word choices, as well as examining your skills and experience. 

Most likely, you've seen a ton of resumes throughout your career in HR. But that doesn't necessarily mean that creating your own will be easy. To get started writing or updating your resume, review this sample one created for a human resources position. It includes work experience, education, and examples of hard and soft skills.

As you review the text, notice its use of special, attention-grabbing techniques including its incorporation of an initial Summary of Qualifications and narrative descriptions of the candidate’s work experience that include bulleted details about quantifiable achievements.

It also incorporates industry-specific keywords that will ensure the resume performs well during initial screenings by hiring managers.

Human Resources Resume Example

This is an example of a resume for a human resources position. Download the human resources resume template (compatible with Google Docs and Word Online) or see below for more examples.

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Human Resources Resume Example (Text Only)

Jane Applicant

123 Main Street, Sarasota, FL 34230

(555) 123-1234

jane.applicant@email.com


CAREER OBJECTIVE

Highly experienced, forward-thinking Human Resources Coordinator well-versed in optimizing national workforce recruitment efforts for established medical services provider.


CORE QUALIFICATIONS

·     Unparalleled accuracy and accountability in facilitating recruitment and hiring processes to include background checks, drug and alcohol screenings, and records administration.

·     Utilize empathy and clear-cut communication skills to explain personnel benefits and HR processes, address and defuse employee issues, and ensure optimal workplace morale and productivity.

·     Solid technical command of Microsoft Office Suite, PeopleSoft, Oracle, and QuickBooks Payroll.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ASERETH MEDICAL SERVICES, Sarasota, Fla.

Human Resources Coordinator, September 2008–Present

Collaborate with each office territory and develop processes to enable compliance and recruitment of national field employees following medical client guidelines and contracts.

• Processed background checks and coordinated drug screenings for more than 1,200 new hires.

• Expedited preparation and compliance of files to ensure deadline-critical readiness for health organization accreditation.


BORDERS BOOKS, MUSIC AND CAFE, Sarasota, Fla.

Operations Supervisor, July 2007–September 2008

Bookseller, April 2004–July 2007


EDUCATION

Human Resources Management Certificate (2005)

University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla.

College Accounting 101 (2003)

Sarasota City College, Sarasota, Fla.

Certificate of Part 1 of Legal Executives Exam (2003)

  • Bromley Technical College, United Kingdom