I can't seem to find a decent job!? Help me with my resume?
Here is my resume, Could someone please give me a clue on how to make it better? FYI I took out my phone numbers and addresses. STACY GROSSKOPF Seeking an entry-level position where I can learn and grow in a career path. •Hard-working and conscientious with a broad range of experience. •Customer Service oriented. •Maintain excellent interpersonal communication, time management, and problem resolution skills. EDUCATION High School Diploma, 2005 Timberland High School, St. Stephen, SC 2005 Community Service Award | High School Student Council ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS •65 CWPM TYPING SPEED •TELEPHONE ANSWERING/ SCREENING •FILING •DATA ENTRY •PROFICIENT IN USE OF OFFICE EQUIPMENT RELEVANT EXPERIENCE Santee Cooper/Worley Parsons-Cross SC Administrative Assistant 06/07 – 11/08 Shared responsibilities in the handling of technical test documentation and procedures and ensured all completed system documentation files reviewed and transmitted then scanned to the receiving client and into the data base. I Acted as a liaison between various vendors/contract and management. I have become proficient in the use of various computer applications, Specifically Excel, Access, and Word. I also became well versed in complicated filing and handling systems. Snelling’s Temporary Personnel Service Waitress05/07-08/07 Drove to different destinations around Charleston and Mount Pleasant area and serve or wait tables at parties and weddings. Responsibilities included Cleaning, organizing, setting tables, running food, clearing, and customer service. I also worked for Andy’s pressure washer service at the temporary company, cleaning postal trucks for place to place. Johnny’s Suzuki, Moncks Corner & Summerville, SC Receptionist/ File Clerk09/06-05/07 Responsibilities included front desk customer service including providing customer refreshments; providing secretarial support to all salesmen, managers, financial advisors and the accounting department; ensuring all messages, faxes and phone calls are distributed appropriately; Answering multi-line telephone; preparing and sending customer correspondence as well as organizing all outgoing mail; proficient in use of FedEx internet for priority mail management; notifying customers when license plates and registration cards arrive, taking down payments and giving receipts, updating customer database, filing all customer status reports; organizing and filing receipts, alphabetically and numerically; pulling files as needed for all departments; running errands and miscellaneous tasks, as required. Dino’s Diner, Moncks Corner, SC Waitress01/06 – 09/06 Responsibilities included managing wait staff, waiting tables, hostess duties, regular cleaning, customer service, operating the cash register and reconciling all cash and credit transactions. MWR Short Stay, Moncks Corner, SC Front Desk Reservationists/ Cashier03/05 – 12/05 Responsibilities included making guest reservations for the military resort, taking payments for lodging and camping; operating cash register including balancing the register and reconciling deposits at the end of each shift; verifying stock and ordering supplies; answering the multi-line telephone, and assisting with checkout procedures; managing the front security gate; disseminating cleaning schedules to janitorial staff and daily guest lists to Security; and typing reservation confirmations. A&M’S Brown’s BBQ, Moncks Corner, SC Waitress 07/04 -01/05 Responsibilities included waiting tables, taking dine in and take out orders, operating the cash register and general cleaning. COMPUTER SKILLS MICROSOFT WINDOWS 95-XP | MICROSOFT OFFICE| EXCEL| WORD | WORKS | POWERPOINT | ROS 2000| INTERNET EXPLORER | ENCOMPASS | MICROSOFT ACCESS OTHER INTEREST/ AWARDS 2005 COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD OF OVER 200 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE | 2002 HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT COUNCIL Thanks everyone, these are really good answers, but just to let ya know most of these jobs ive had are temps, so thats why I the dates are shorter, but thanks :)
Asked By: stacy_lauren - 9/14/2009
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Take out your objective unless you can make it more specific and give it a "wow" factor. A lot of people recommend not using them because too many people just use the generic statement. At the top of your resume list all of your applicable skills. It looks like you have skills in three different sections. List your... More
Answered By: spalmer - 9/14/2009
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You shouldn't put so much information about yourself on the internet. It's not just you, a lot a people are having problems finding a job. Consider going to college, it will help you in the long run.
Answered By: noella S - 9/14/2009
"Seeking an entry-level position where I can learn and grow in a career path... More
Answered By: glace neuf - 9/14/2009
Looks like a great resume but sometimes (especially in today's economy) people aren't looking to hire. Try marykay.com. You can be your own employer. A friend of mine works this way and she loves it. Give it a try!
Answered By: Kellyn - 9/14/2009
Where you have seeking employment information. You need to list the exact position that you are applying for. You are too generic in what you want. You also cannot use the same resume for every job. You need two or even three and create them to match up with the job you are applying for. Sometimes you may NOT use ALL... More
Answered By: nicole - 9/14/2009
It looks bad to have a job less than one year, It looks like you can't keep one. Not to be mean, but that's how they see it. When you find a job stay in it for a year, best if it's 2-5 years. It shows that you're good worker,and since you're their that long it means your job performance is good. After 4 years, then you... More
Answered By: lolitagirl - 9/14/2009
Your resume and qualifications are most suitable for any type of office job. You should consider signing with a major employment headhunter/agency such as appleone.com or voit.com since they hold a virtual monopoly in the field of office jobs. Also check out www.indeed.com for university jobs. Good luck!
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