The “Matrix Summary Resume”

by Unre Visagie

Who should use this free resume template?

This free sample resume gives you a summary template to work from. Use this template if you are just starting your career or if you want to write a short summary based resume. This resume template includes a matrix to give a concise breakdown of your career path.

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The Matrix Summary Resume:


Name of applicant: Person X

Position applied for:  IT Junior Systems/project Engineer

Skills and experience matrix:

Technical IT skills Company/project where used Number of months exp Date last used
SQL (basic development) Studied
Visual Studied
Java Studied
System configuration Universal Service Agency 12 months September
Communication protocols



Installation and wiring Universal Service Agency 12 months September
Fault diagnostics Universal Service Agency 12 months September
PLC knowledge



ID Number:

Residential address:

Contact numbers:

Drivers License


Nationality and Ethnic group:





Highest standard passed:

Subjects:                           Mathematics, Physical Science, Biology, English, Xhosa and Geography

Tertiary education:

Institution:                         University of Transkei

Degree/diploma obtained:     Bsc in Computer Science

Year                                  2001



Current employer:

Company name:                 Unisys Africa Limited

Position:                             Technical Graduate

Dates of employment           October 2004

Duties and Responsibilities:   Development of Models using Provision for Unisys

Research and Presentations

Reason for wanting to leave: To develop my skills and to explore different opportunities


Previous employment

Company name:                 Qhamani Information Technologies pty (Ltd)

Position:                             Network Installer

Dates of employment           February 2003- October 2004

Duties and Responsibilities:   Cabling, Software and hardware installation, configuration of software and hardware and troubleshooting

Reason for leaving:              End of the Contract


Company name:                 Unitra

Position:                             Lab Assistant and also assisting      standard ten students with mathematics

Dates of employment           March 2001

Duties and Responsibilities:   Assisting 1st and 2nd year students with programming in computer science lab

Also assisting standard ten students with mathematics

Reason for leaving:              Last year at Unitra


References:                      Person X – Company and contact details

Person Y – Company and contact details

Person Z – Company and contact details

Notice period:                     None

Current salary package:       $ 8 000

Salary package required:     $ 10 000


About Unre Visagie
I am a master coach with 30 years of career and business coaching experience. I have built and sold many of my own multi-million dollar companies. I have always built my companies based on the principle of successful people make a successful company. I invest in people. As your coach you get 30 years of experience to help you do the work you love and earn the salary you want.

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