Chronological CV

A chronological CV like the name suggests details an individual’s job history in backward chronological order. It is the resume most commonly used by job applicants. In the resume, the details of the individual’s recent employment are listed first. A chronological cv places more emphasis on companies an individual has worked for, jobs held as well as the individual’s achievements, skills and duties. To help you write a chronological resume, here is a sample.

Sample Chronological Resume Format

Linda Wartley

20 Syracuse, New York

Mobile:454 – 8797 – 9326

Career Objective

Highly skilled and experienced asset manager seeking similar position in a leading financial institution

Professional Experience

2005 – Present: Floor Broker, New York Stock Exchange


  • Executing orders on the floor
  • Relaying to clients information pertaining to the market conditions
  • Solving problems as they crop up
  • Managing and supervising the floor manager, runners and wire operators

2001 – 2005: Order Desk Clerk, Stock Associates, Syracuse, New York


  • Liaising with currency traders
  • Liaising between clients and floor brokers
  • Coordinating options transactions

1999 – 2001: Stock Options Clerk, Stock Associates, Syracuse, New York


  • Liaising between brokers and traders
  • Ensuring accounts are accurately traded
  • Verifying and ensuring margin accounts stay within stipulated credit limits
  • Responding to client queries
  • Balancing and posting trades into accounts

Educational Background

1995 – 1999: Degree in Finance – University of Syracuse – New York

2005: Was handpicked to serve in the position of floor broker by the Chief Executive Officer

Hobbies and Interests


Playing golf


Available upon request

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