Functional CV Template

A functional CV template or resume should be used when you don’t have extensive experience or when your experience is not that wide. This template is good when one is entering the job market, when one is changing careers or you have not had jobs regularly. This curriculum vitae format generally includes only what is relevant to the job you are looking for. Examples of details to include are; contact information, skills, education and work experience.

Sample Functional CV Template

Susan Boyle

6439 Zimmer Rd, Williamston

Telephone: 848 383 9983

Mobile: 583 432 2141

Career Objective

To be a Human Resource specialist in recruitment and interviewing of human resource personnel. Also, coming up with evaluation of employee performance tools and systems to encourage maximum employee input.

Educational Qualifications

2000-2003: Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Kingston University

1996-1999: BCom specializing in Human Resource, Lancaster University

Professional Qualification

Jan 2004-June 2004: Human Resource Intern, Toshiba Enterprises


  • Assisted the management in carrying out survey on different personality types of people in the workplace
  • Carried out statistics for the yearly payroll and benefits of the employees
  • Coordinated interviews for hiring of part time and temporary employees
  • Coordinated training program for union laws and workers rights
    1. Human Resource Manager, Harvie and Hudson


  • Offered training courses on personal development and other areas for employees. Presented over 35 training courses for 600 employees.
  • Facilitating and motivating employees to pursue higher education
  • Preparation and presentation of reports on a monthly basis
  • Taught employees more effective and efficient ways to carry out their duties
  • Prepared incentive programs for employees
  • Visited over 20 branches of the company to oversee employee functioning
  • Counseling of employees
    1. Human Resource Director, Moss Boss Group


  • Facilitated the integration and merger of Moss and Boss companies to form the Moss Boss Group
  • Designing and implementing a new Human Resource system and structure for the Moss Boss Group
  • Administration and facilitation of 5000 employee organization with 20 branches traveling all over Europe
  • Developed an employee evaluation and performance review system to measure employee efficiency and effectiveness
  • Recruitment and supervision of full time employees and senior management personnel
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