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Excellent Resume Examples for Former Stay at Home Moms?

Any stay at home moms out there who are going thru or have been thru finding a job after a number of years?
Happen to have or know where to find EXCELLENT examples of Stay at Home Mom resumes?

by RosebudPearl   17 Posts 
Posted on 11/1/2012 11:03 AM
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by tammyholmes   29 Posts
Posted on 11/10/2014 7:48 PM

I agree with Iam.  I went to the local unemployment agency and they helped me with my resume.   I was suprised at the suggestions.   Resume trends are much different than 10 years ago.   The service was free.      


by haboo   1034 Posts
Posted on 11/1/2012 11:30 PM

My advice, don't do a date-centric resume, do a skill-centric one. 


Most resumes read like a timeline...your headers should be skills:  Flexibility, Organization, Persistence, Commitment, Innovation, etc.


Then give a brief blip of how you demonstrate each quality.

by Iam   7315 Posts
Posted on 11/1/2012 7:54 PM

I was a SAHM mom for a while, too. There are a couple of other gaps in my work experience as a consequence of being a military wife. It's really not much of a reason for concern as long as you can explain the gaps with something other than that you had to serve time in the "big house."

One of the military-ordered moves was in the middle of the school year, to a place where sub pay was not enough to afford the second car we'd need. I had personal reasons for being a SAHM, but I gave them the economic reasons - day care for two kids in diapers and having to buy a second car would have cost all of my take-home pay and my ex had a good job with benefits.We were better off, financially, if I stayed home, wrangled the kids (including providing the kind of experiences the older one would have had in pre-school), washed cloth diapers, cooked from scratch and grew vegetables. 

I did volunteer work while I was a SAHM - and included that on my resume. Teaching Sunday School, coordinating volunteers for the Children's Ministry, being a class mother, and teaching knitting as part of an enrichment program in our neighborhood school were a few of the things that I could arrange around my family while I was out of the paid workforce. The person who hired me for my first job when I re-entered the workforce was favorably impressed by those activities.

If your school has a program for "nontraditional students." they can certainly point you on the direction of someone who can help you with your resume - the best part is that you've paid for the service with your tuition. Take full advantage of that!

We're here for you.
by NotJulieG   3294 Posts
Posted on 11/1/2012 12:13 PM

Rose, I was a SAHM for 8 years and went back to work in February because of the divorce. Do you have working friends or family who could review a resume for you? I considered myself pretty good at resume writing (I critiqued resumes for college students while I was a student - but that was a long time ago), but a friend offered her husband's services and he was able to revamp my resume a little bit. It's been a good 20 years since I had to write one, so his knowledge was helpful to make sure I was using updated resume techniques (since everything is done online now).


Otherwise, perhaps the local university or community college has a service that could help? If you have an alma mater (that's not far away) they may also have a program that helps alum's.


Good luck!!

by RiverTam   927 Posts
Posted on 11/1/2012 11:27 AM

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