Can anyone give me advice on my Resume?

Joseph Goodell (My address) (My email) (my phone number) Highlights · Retail experience, including restocking, sales, inventory, and cashouts · Computer knowledge; including use for retail, word processing, research and the internet · Supervisor Experience of up to 10 people · Work well alone, or within a team · Over 2 years of construction experience · Forklift experience Work Experience Valemount Forest Products May 2009 - August 2009 General Labourer – General labourer duties in relation to dismantling of a sawmill. Duties included operating a front-end wheel loader, use of various hand tools to disassemble electrical paneling, WHMIS training, fire prevention duties, and fire watch. Random Hero Drywall Ltd. April 2007 – April 2009 Boarder and Lead Hand – Duties included delivering and installing gypsum board, product inventory, transportation of tools, safe preparation and use of scaffolding, jobsite clean-up, and on-site supervisor. Paintability Ltd. November 2005 - November 2006 Prepping Boss, Junior Painter - Duties included supervising of 5-10 people in the preparation of materials for sandblasting, and cleaning prior to painting, mixing paint, applying primer, applying topcoats and clear coats, doing touch ups, and operating a forklift. Timber Mart Ltd. August 2003- September 2005 Sales and Yard Hand - Duties included sales of building equipment, mixing of house paint, loading customers’ vehicles with product, delivering product, forklift operation, inventory, cashout and general cleanup, merchandising. Valemount Community Television Summer 2002 and Summer 2003 Studio Assistant/Media Assistant – Daily updates to webpage and community bulletin board for the studio, filming of local events for broadcast, editing video for broadcast, airing broadcasts, various weekly projects, general office duties including answering and responding to telephone, fax and email inquiries. Education Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Calgary Alberta 2005 Level I Autobody Technician training Valemount Secondary School, Valemount BC 2004 Completion of Grade 12 Valemount Learning Centre, Valemount BC 2003 Visitor Information Counselling Techniques Valemount Learning Centre, Valemount BC 2003 Introduction to Adventure Tourism Skills and Certificates Computer Experience using Microsoft Office and the Internet; SuperHost Fundamentals; SuperHost Japanese Service of Expectations; SuperHost Serving Customers with Disabilities; SuperHost Across the Cultures; Foodsafe References Mr. xxxxx, Supervisor Valemount Forest Products Ltd. (Phone Number) Brandon Xxxxx, Owner Operator Random Hero Drywall Ltd. (phone number) Like is it too in depth or is there something blatently wrong? I have applied at probably 50 places, and no call backs :(

Asked By: Mustangsrock999 - 11/10/2009
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Couple of things - depends what type of job you are applying for ( include only those that are relative to what you are applying for) You have 15 seconds and the 1st page to get their attention, Look at the difference between your resume and mine, you have to sale them on the idea to hire you... More
Answered By: rydlranch - 11/10/2009
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You have a good basis. I think you should focus on your highlights more and put more emphasis on your best assets. Perhaps refining it down would be useful too. Good luck.
Answered By: Rych - 11/10/2009
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