High School Graduate Resume Example

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This high school graduate resume sample shows you how to write an effective resume if you have recently finished school and have limited work experience.

A combination style is the best format for someone with a short work history, so most new grads will do best with this this format.

Joshua Newgrad 
62 Any Street, City, State

Cell: (000) 000-0000 


Experienced retail sales assistant manager seeking a full time position at XYZ Boutique. Areas of expertise include customer retention, social media marketing, and staff training and development.


  • Consistently surpass individual sales targets by 20%
  • Promoted to assistant manager within 10 months of working at Anytown Department Store
  • Praised by customers and manager for comprehensive product knowledge and ability to communicate product information clearly
  • Excellent memory for names and details; have developed positive relationships with repeat customers
  • Excellent technical troubleshooting skills; quickly became go-to person for resolving problems with store computers and office equipment
  • Developed successful social media campaign which increased overall sales by 10 percent and increased community awareness of and affinity for the business


Anytown Department Store, City, State 


Assistant Manager (2013-2014)

  • Support store manager in management of the store including providing customer assistance, dispute resolution, and staff training and motivation
  • Schedule monthly team meetings and, with the store manager, develop and run training workshops to develop staff customer service skills, sales strategies and product knowledge.
  • Track data to analyze and improve store performance
  • Develop and implement social media marketing strategies
  • Train new staff in product knowledge, company policies and effective customer service and sales strategies
Retail Sales Associate (2013)
  • Facilitated all aspects of sales and customer assistance including educating customers about relevant products and services, receiving payment and completing warranty documents


High School Diploma, Anytown High School, City, State


New Graduate Resume Formatting Tips

Stack of textbooks with graduate mortar on top. Text overlay - Recent Graduate Resume Example. How to write a resume when you have limited work experience.

Here is the same resume with notes added about formatting to show you why certain decisions were made when setting up this document.

Sample high school graduate resume

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