Notice how the job seeker in this sample collections agent resume opens with a clear objective of what he wants. He then lists only those previous work experiences that pertain to this particular job. All collections agent resumes should include this vital information.
107 Carter Avenue
Any Town, USA 99999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777
Position as a Collections Agent
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Trained collections agent; excellent communicator; effective and persuasive negotiator and deal-closer; computer literate; trained in telephone techniques
Collections Agent, 2000 to present:
Harper's Department Store, Big City, USA.
Responsible for locating and notifying customers of delinquent accounts, usually by phone but sometimes by letter. High percentage of payment secured and compromises offered where customers are in financial jeopardy.
Account Collector, 1998-2000:
Bradley City Bank and Trust, Bradley, USA.
In charge of contacting customers whose loan payments had become delinquent and working with those who need support in catching up on payments.
A.A. Any City Community College, 1997, Any City, USA
ACCOLADES AND INVOLVEMENTS
American Association of Collections Agents
Member of the Year 2006
NOTE: Write a complete collections agent resume, including expanded information of the kind you see in this condensed sample. Employers expect about two pages. Include your work experience as an collections agent as well as your training and recognition.