Typist Resume Samples

A job of a typist is same as that of data entry clerk. He has to keep typing on the job whether using a typewriter or a computer. People may consider this job as a simple job but in fact, this is not so as people consider. This job also demands much care as a typist is responsible to provide management with all necessary documents in a written format. If a typist does his work with negligence he may cause a major problem for the management. Other than typing, a typist may also be asked to perform other duties.

Main duties of a typist include typing all documents as and when asked, typing of daily notices, answer emails and reply inquiry and other complaint letters, some sort or receptionist’s duties, record all receipts and other assigned duties. A job description of a typist may be updated with time. Employers seek for a very sharp minded and active person for the job of a typist. A less educated person may also get this job but this is only possible if the applicant succeeds in winning the employer’s attention submitting a very professional looking resume.

To write a resume is not an easy task and especially when a candidate is going to write the resume for a typist’s job, his resume will be read with a critical eye. His writing abilities will be perfectly judged before he is called upon for face to face interview and a written test. Therefore all candidates should be very careful in writing their resumes if they are interested in exploring their career as a typist.

Here are some important tips for all the candidates to follow while writing their resumes:

  • Make rough list of all personal skills and abilities along with past experiences to include in the resume.
  • Select best format and font size and style to add a professional look to the resume.
  • Make it sure that the resume should be free from all types of errors whether grammatical, logical or spelling mistakes.
  • Select best quality paper for resume.
  • Start resume with personal introduction and add all necessary information like personal name, home address, e-mail address and contact numbers.
  • In the next section give a compelling objective statement and try to make use of active words instead of challenging words.
  • Share all previous job-related accomplishments and key achievements that may impress the employer.
  • Don’t hesitate to share key responsibilities in the employment history section. Use chronological order to list all employments.
  • After sharing experiences give information about academic background and awards and honors if any.
  • State all personal traits in a separate section and give true information.
  • In the last give references.
  • Be honest and give true information in the experience and other sections.
  • Avoid becoming extra personal in writing the resume and don’t include information like gender, age, favorite game, marital status, etc.
  • Don’t attach picture along with the resume.
  • Reread the more than once and try to scan and remove all errors and mistakes.
  • Keep it in mind that the length of resume should not exceed two pages.

After writing the resume as per the set of instructions given above all candidates may submit the resume with confidence and get prepared for a face to face interview with the employer. Rest of the candidates who are still feeling hesitation in making their resumes by themselves are welcomed to take advantage from the ready to use sample resume provided here that are specially designed for these people and one more thing about these resumes is that the candidates can feel free to customize them according to their needs.


Preview and Details of Templates

Typist Resume Template


Typist Resume Template

Format: MS Word (.doc) 2003+ and iPad
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Format: OpenOffice (.odt) Writer [Writer]
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Sample Typist Resume


Typist Resume Sample

Format: MS Word (.doc) 2003+ and iPad
Size 34 Kb | DOWNLOAD

Format: OpenOffice (.odt) Writer [Writer]
Size 21 Kb | DOWNLOAD