Resume For Gaps In Employment History (Editor)

Rajan Sharma
956/6, Gandhi Nagar,
Delhi – 110011
(+91-11) 456 789


An editing position within a major publishing house.

Summary of Qualifications:

More than seven years of writing/editing experience.

Adept at managing multiple responsibilities simultaneously.

Experienced at delegating authority and motivating others to ensure efficiency and productivity.

Computer knowledge includes Lotus 1-2-3, Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, Pagemaker, and DOS.

Work Experience:

Editor-in-Chief, Renegade Magazine
Sumter, SC
Selected submissions, edited and wrote headlines for submissions and columns, laid out page, recruited columnists, trained associates from 1990-1993. Frequent copy editing and research.

Associate Editor, Modern Daze Magazine
New York, NY
Wrote articles for both the magazine and its associated newsletter, Disembodied Voices. Edited features and department articles from 1984-1988. Read and critiqued assigned articles from contributing editors.

Copy Editor, Heathcliff’s Garden Magazine
Boston, MA
Edited news stories, wrote headlines, assisted with layout of page, occasionally solicited advertising and helped with distribution from 1980-1982.

Other Experience:

Writer, professional musician, world traveler. (Details available upon request.)


Army Corporal (honorable discharge)


University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
Bachelor of Arts, English, 1978
Le Student Roma, Rome, Italy
Intensive study o� Italian language and culture, 1991

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