RESUME HELP! Can I aks for some outside assistance?
I have been unemployed for just about 8 months right now. My resume, when the job market was good, was a decent resume. I had some help from an associate at the last institution I worked for, however, reviewing it, I do not feel it is all that strong. Could I get some help or just another set of eyes to look at it and let me know what you think?
Also, should I list my unemployed status? I am working part time at Target while unemployed for some supplemental income, should I post that? Should I leave Linens n Things on there, even thought it was only one month?
Thank you in advance,
--A sad and frustrated banker.
225 Stark St. NE.,
Salem, OR. 97303
-I am seeking a position that will further my career, as well as assist in the growth of the company and my fellow associates.
-Nearly four years experience in management.
-Exceptional training in communications.
-Goal-oriented individual with strong leadership capabilities.
-Organized, highly motivated, and detail-directed problem solver.
-Proven ability to work in unison with staff, volunteers, and costumer’s.
-Strong sales leader.
-Currently attending the University of Phoenix, majoring in Business Management.
Relevant Work & Accomplishments
-Mentor (trainer) for new associates.
-Consistently able to help the branch meet the goals set (20?ncrease from previous year).
-Directed recruitment and retention of supervisors and staff of nine employees.
-Training, supervising, evaluating and coaching improvement management skills.
Relevant Work Experience
Linens n Things, Salem, OR.
Nov. 25th, 2008
Dec. 23rd, 2008
Department Manager, HouseWares,
-Sold fixtures, gave quotes, and helped in the removal of fixtures.
- Assisted in the liquidation of all product.
-Answered phones, and questions on the phones.
-Recovered HouseWares and assisted in recovery of other areas in the store.
-Double verified deposits.
-Ran transactions on cash registers.
-Recovered shopping carts.
-Assisted in all aspects of customer service.
-Assisted associates when needed.
-Stated employment with the understanding that the position was temporary due the liquidation.
Marion and Polk Schools CU.
Assistant Branch Manager II,
June 14th, 2007
Aug. 20th, 2008
-Provide exception service to staff and customer’s alike.
-Home Equity and Mortgage loans, as primary lending duties. Assisting in auto, boat, RV, personal and Visa loans as well.
-Involvement with the West Salem Rotary and the West Salem Business Association.
-Community involvement, primarily with the West Salem High School, in our Titan Branch. We currently have three interns working between the two branches.
-Branch support in all aspects needed. Assisting other loan officers, acting as a teller, handling member discrepancies and teller cash/check outages.
-Meet monthly referral goals.
-Handle multiple operating systems at one time.
-Met the following lending goals monthly: $250,000.00 home equity loans. Close at least one mortgage.
-Make sure the branch meets its control policy and passes all audits, according to company policy and State/Federal guidelines.
-I would handle new and existing IRA’s and Certificate deposits.
-Coaching the staff monthly or as needed by individual.
-Marketing and new Relationship marketing quarterly with our Relationship Manager.
Nov. 1st 2004
June 9th, 2007
-Lending in the following areas: auto, RV, home equity, Visa.
-Opening and maintain new accounts, IRA’s and time deposits.
-I would assist in branch goals and the overall flow of the branch.
-Open, close and assist members in safe deposit boxes.
-Weekly we had teleconferences where we would discuss our success, and areas we needed to improve in.
-Balancing the vault, coin machine, and teller drawer.
-Over draft reports; calling and following up with clients.
-Yearly we had to volunteer 40 hours to a local charitable organization.
-As a mentor my duties were to train the new hire in the Umpqua culture. I would train them on
-I would also, on occasion, assist in ‘Train the Trainer’ classes.
Asked By: AA - 3/30/2009
Don't forget Cover Letters!
Cover letters should include:
Which position you are applying for
A summary of your key skills & qualifications
An explanation as to why you have chosen the company & position
Be created for each application
Clearly state your education information- type of degree, grade average & major
Detail your involvement in extra curricular activities and include personal experiences
Use bullet points, write in clear, concise terms using active words
Keep it 1 page
Detail any work experience: volunteer, internships, independent contractor, part-time, full-time
Yours looks great. Just avoid long sentences. You want to go for short, succinct yet clear points. Be more specific with your objective.
Answered By: big4masterguide - 4/1/2009