Human Resources Resume Example

Human resources


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

Jane Applicant
123 Main Street
Pasatota, Florida 12345


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

  • 10+ years’ experience ensuring comprehensive, organization-wide compliance with all governing medical industry standards and regulations.
  • 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 communications 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.


Human Resources Coordinator
Asereth Medical Services, Sarasota, FL
20XX - Present
Collaborate with each office territory and develop processes to enable compliance and recruitment of national field employees following medical client guidelines and contracts.

Scan confidential documents into proprietary electronic filing systems, categorizing them for retrieval and review. Closely monitor employee file compliance, auditing each file to update incomplete and missing paperwork in a timely manner.

  • Processed background checks and coordinated drug screenings for 1200+ new hires.
  • Expedited preparation and compliance of files to ensure deadline-critical readiness for health organization accreditation.

Interim Operations Manager
Borders Books, Music and Cafe, Sarasota, FL
20XX - 20XX
Recruited and scheduled staff, ensuring balanced coverage at the information desks, on the floor, in the stockroom, and at the cash registers. Ensured uncompromised compliance with Seattle's Best contract by assigning two café sellers in the store café at all times.

  • Revised and adapted weekly schedule to consist of maximum 1400 hours as regulated by the Home Office.
  • Supervised, coached and counseled staff of 50 employees.
  • Trained employees on cash register management and winning customer service techniques; coordinated all orientation sessions for new hires.
  • Documented stolen items on a daily basis and forwarded reports to Loss Prevention Manager.
  • Proactively partnered with management to coordinate, staff, and promote upcoming events.

Operations Supervisor
Borders Books, Music and Cafe, Sarasota, FL
20XX - 20XX
Promoted to process new hire information, transfers, promotions, and terminations using Peoplesoft. Ensured all employee time punches in timekeeping system were correct and electronically sent to Home Office. Coordinated daily operations and morning staff meetings; effectively addressed and resolved customer complaints.

  • Researched employee issues with regards to payroll and benefit questions by contacting appropriate department and reviewing the company handbook and policies.
  • Created and prepared paperwork for all new hires, tracked attendances, recorded personal and vacation time, and ensured that benefits department was notified of all leaves of absence on a weekly basis.

Borders Books, Music and Cafe, Sarasota, FL
20XX - 20XX
Assisted new and return customers with locating and selecting in-store merchandise as well as ordering out-of-stock merchandise for in-store pickup and home delivery.

  • Awarded Employee of the Month twice and achieved a score of 100% on 3 consecutive phone surveys.
  • Supported management by restocking merchandise and maintaining excellent customer service standards.
  • Deftly managed cash register credit card, cash, and return transactions, always maintaining a perfectly balanced register.


University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Human Resources Management Certificate

Sarasota City College 
College Accounting 101
Instruction on basic accounting skills such as journalizing, posting entries in the general ledger, and preparing financial statements.

Bromley Technical College, Bromley, Kent, UK
Certificate of Part 1 of Legal Executives Exam
Studied contract, civil, common, criminal, land law, and conveyancing.


  • Computer Skills: Knowledge of Peoplesoft and Oracle, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks Payroll
  • Volunteer Work: Sarasota Museum of History, Everglades Historical Society