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Sample Functional Resume – Disatified With Current Job

John Taylor’s career was going great. Then, after working at his current job for several months, he had to admit that it wasn’t working out. So, he decided to look for a position with a different financial institute.

The functional resume format shows his current position in the Work History section without saying anything more about it. He then spotlighted his best jobs by writing achievement statements under relevant skill headings in the body of his resume.


3231 Hillmore Avenue • Salt Lake City, UT 84092 • (801) 955-5555

    OBJECTIVE: A Senior Management position in a credit union with responsibilities in branch administration and lending


15 years experience in financial environments, including mortgage and consumer lending.
Successfully prevented two credit union operations and three bank branches from having to close.
Continuously achieved designated profitability and market share growth goals.
A strong community leader and team member— Former Mayor of Casper.



Managed Maplenut Savings’ new branch in Casper, turning a deficit of $91,000 to a profit of $230,000 and increasing loan base by $5.3M and deposits by $2.6M.
Administered all aspects of daily operations at NW Midmountain Union Credit.
Projected Maplenut’s budgets for staffing, loan demands, and deposit growth.
Developed a reporting system to keep NW Midmountain Union’s senior management abreast of achievements.
Motivated staff at each institution to extend their best effort in meeting customers’ expectations.


Managed loan portfolios of up to $65M at First Interstate.
Hired, trained, and supervised staff in credit analysis, presentations, lending regulations, and product development and marketing at Maplenut Savings.
Utilized lending expertise in real estate, consumer lending, and VISA credit and debit cards to achieve NW Midmountain Union’s profitability and market share growth.


1999-Present Senior Branch Manager Incomp Credit Union, Casper, WY
1994-99 Vice President/Manager Maplenut Savings, Casper, WY
1990-94 Senior Development Lender NW Midmountain Union Credit, Casper, WY
1989-90 Business Development Lender First Interstate Bank, Orinda, CA
1987-89 Commercial Loan Officer Bank of America, Oakland, CA
1985-87 Commercial Loan Officer Wells Fargo Bank, Lafayette, CA


Maplenut Savings: Management Training Program Consumer Lending
AIB Training: Tax Return Analysis Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
Seminars: Bank Management Negotiating Skills
B.A./A.B, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1986