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I have been looking for a job for the last year and I got 5 interviews and no job offers...It has to be my resume. What is wrong with it? Here it is: EDUCATION ________________________________________ •MBA (Masters in Business Administration with Marketing Concentration) July 2004, University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama •BA (Architecture) December 2001, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey COMPUTER SKILLS ________________________________________ •AutoCAD , AutoCAD 3D CAD Design, Microsoft Office XP, Microsoft Office 2010,MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Outlook Express, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator EXPERIENCE ________________________________________ Retail Sales Representative (Sony Alpha Holiday Event) October 2010- December 2010 MarketStar, Oklahoma City, OK •Educated and trained store personnel on client products and programs, and applied expert product knowledge •Completed assigned reporting functions •Represented Sony Alpha DSLR cameras and provided technical support to customers regarding the use of the products Mathematics Teacher (Talented and Gifted) August 2008- December 2008 Fuller Middle School, Little Rock, AR •Taught Algebra, Pre-algebra and basic Mathematics to Talented and Gifted students. •Utilized discussion-based lessons that are centered on real world situations in order to promote a deeper understanding of the concepts. •Created and administered weekly quizzes and monthly tests to track student progress. •Offered after-school tutoring to help struggling students improve their critical thinking and problem solving skills. •Incorporated various technologies in the classroom such as TI-83 Plus, Digital Image Projector and computer software. Financial Advisor, Certified Tax Professional December 2005-April 2008 H&R Block, Kaiserslautern, Germany •Utilized knowledge of federal, state, and local tax codes and duplications to prepare tax returns •Performed analytical assessment of complex tax returns for individuals or small businesses and used all appropriate adjustments, deductions, and credits to keep clients' taxes to a minimum. Department Manager September 2004- March 2005 TJ Maxx, Fort Walton Beach, FL •Experienced creating financial plans and meeting budgets •Created promotional concepts •Purchased and maintained inventory for a $12M company Graduate Assistant & Tutoring Center Assistant Supervisor November 2001- July 2004 University of North Alabama, Academic Resource Center & Computer Lab. •Updated and maintained the tutor and student worker database using Microsoft Access. •Operated Faculty and Student Tutoring Program and conducted training for tutors. •Maintained and updated 27 PCs DVD players, CD writers and 5 iMacs daily. •Recruited , supervised tutors and directed tutor and student tutoring sessions . •Utilized internet to post job ads and coordinated job descriptions for the department. •Coordinated payroll and generated monthly reports regarding student requests and evaluations. as well as weekly time sheets. •Assigned suitable tutors to each student. •Advertised the Academic Resource Center services by creating posters and posting information on its webpage. •Worked hand in hand with the Disability Support Services department to help students achieve academic success. AWARDS AND HONORS ________________________________________ •Dean’s List, Fall 2001, Spring 2002, University of North Alabama •Alpha Theta Chi Business Honor’s Society, Fall 2003, University of North Alabama •Honor’s Business Society, Fall 2002, University of North Alabama •Academic Scholarship from the University of North Alabama
Asked By: Esin - 3/10/2011
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Your resume appears to be competitively constructed. Depending on the position that you applied for, contemplating on if I would call you for an interview would be dependent on how your qualifications stack up against the other applicants -- but in general, your resume looks good... More
Answered By: Mack - 3/10/2011
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There doesn't seem to be anything wrong with the content, provided that you have done all of those things you claim and you have the proof of them... More
Answered By: Jason - 3/10/2011
The content of your resume seems quite informational. The only thing I don't like is the style you use. 1. The "Experience" part ,I think, is too much, I suugest you make it more concise... More
Answered By: Paula - 3/10/2011
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