Would you pretty please help me? Resume included.?
I was laid off in March and since then I have sent out literally hundreds of resumes and completed hundreds of applications yet so far I haven't even had so much as an interview. I'm getting scared as the money is running out and I have no job in sight. Its like I'm being rejected out of hand. I live in a large city (Cincinnati) and I can't understand why I can't find a job in such a big place. Could it be a problem with my resume? Please review and tell me if there's a problem. Objective To work to the height of my potential in order to better serve my employer. By using the skills I have acquired through my college education and past job experience I will be an added asset to my employer. Summary Included in this resume are details about my professional and educational experience. If you require any more information, or have any questions at all, please feel free to contact me at the number listed above. Thank you for your time. Experience Finlay Jewelry, Cincinnati, Ohio Operations Clerical, 2008-2009 Balancing of daily transactions Inventoring merchandise worth a total value of U.S.$2,000,000. Responsible for all operations aspect of store Supervises staff of 8 sales associates, resolves customer service issues and makes management decisions in absence of store manager. Trak Staffing Solutions, Cincinnati, Ohio Clerical Assistant, 2008 Working beneath Records Manager in Standard Textile’s legal department. Inventoring contents and nature of unlabeled boxes of company hard copy files; organizing data in Excel; reboxing, relabeling and properly ordering of hard copy boxes. Various clerical and office duties as needed. Kelly Services, North Canton, Ohio Customer Service/Collections, 2007 1 Customer service and rentention for GE Moneybank lines of credit 2 Collections on past due accounts Ryan Alternative Staffing, North Canton, Ohio Customer Service Representative, 2006-2007 1 Technical support and troubleshooting for Overhead Door's product line in in-bound call center. 2 Sales of clients' product accessories. 3 Maintaining customer brand loyalty through prompt and responsive customer service. McDonalds, Navarre, Ohio Midnight Shift Supervisor, 2004-2006 Customer Service Equipment Care and Maintenance Cash Handling Flexibility in Availability and in performing multiple roles Demonstrated high efficiency: Franchise was considering suspending 24 hour service at that location, shift was maintained after transfer; profit became at least $7,000 a month. Teamwork Shearers Foods Inc, Brewster, Ohio Packer, Maintenance, 2003-2004 Product Packaging Product quality selection Store maintenance, equipment care Hardees, Navarre, Ohio Senior Crew, 2000-2003 Customer Service Training Junior Crew Education University of Cincinnati Raymond Walters College, Blue Ash, Ohio B.S. Radiation Sciences, 2010 Cuyahoga Community College, Corporate College, Warrensville Heights, Ohio Certificate. Insurance: Life, Accident, Health and Variables, 2006 Stark State College of Technology, North Canton, Ohio Business Administration and Marketing, 2003-2004 Fairless High School, Navarre, Ohio High School Diploma, 2002 Other Experience Stark Raving Mad, Kent Stark, North Canton, Ohio 2002-2004 Improvisation comedy group, thinking quickly on one’s feet in front of an audience Teamwork Creativity Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout Award, 2000 Thespian Society Thespian Award, 2001 References Available Upon Request I want to continue working in adminstrative/clerical/customer service roles.
Asked By: Matthew D - 5/12/2009
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I see a few areas. First, fix your grammar. Under education you do not have a BS in 2010, you are currently a college student. Your career objective is not clear. What is the position you are seeking? You need to tie your accomplishments to your career objective. My guess, you also need a detailed cover letter... More
Answered By: got it - 5/12/2009
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First, get rid of your objective & summary. They are too wordy. By the time the employer reads those, they won't want to read much further. You do not have to mention the Eagle Scouts or Thespian either. What kind of job do you want? Your resume doesn't say how qualified you are in the job you are applying for. I... More
Answered By: LAURA C - 5/12/2009
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