Southern california help (FORMER UNITED STATES MARINE)?
I've been down on my luck trying to find a job No matter where I go or where I apply I just can't seem to find a job that at least pays, believe it or not I'd settle for, $16/hr. I've been working 8hrs/day looking for work(believe me or don't if you want) and am having no luck. I may regret doing this but here is my resume for any who see this. Call and leave a message if you have any leads or know of anyone that is looking for some one of my qualities. I'm a former Marine, Purple heart recipient and just looking to land a good job. Yes, I'm putting all this stuff out there because I'm really desperate right now. So thank you to who ever can help and please no prank calls. Richard Lake Forest, Ca 92630 Cell: 408-802-8855 Objective: To seek an administrative position in an esteemed firm/company where I can utilize my experience and dynamic skills for maximizing profit for the company. My leadership qualities can help in managing the work efficiently and ensuring flow of information runs smoothly. A sense of responsibility and education blended with common sense will hone in on the goals of your organization. Skills, Abilities, Strengths: Adaptive, Sociable, Punctual, Honest, Discipline, Communicative, Computer Skills, Leadership training, minimized need for supervision, Ability to conform to rules and structure. Highlights of Qualifications: Moderate skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 45 wpm Able to make difficult decisions in stressful situations. Patient and effective when working with a wide range of personalities. Self-Motivated and confident in making independent decisions Proven ability to respond immediately and confidently in an emergency Experience: Direct incoming correspondence and phone requests to proper personnel. Place and follow-up on all equipment orders. Demonstrate and train new employees on all standard operating procedures related to job. Operate computer programs for input on service records pertaining to awards, advancements, emergency data and education. Reorganized numerous programs to increase efficiency, reduce time loss and maintain inventory needs. Maintain over 125 personnel records. Compiled daily reports and prepared documents using Microsoft programs. Received letters of commendation for work performed under stressful conditions. Attended classes involving group and public speaking. Respond to and resolve employee complaints and problems Employment History: Allied Barton Security Level: Intervention Specialist 11/2010-04/2011 Salary: 43,000 USDA Per Year Books A Million 07/2009-07/2010 Level: Merchandiser Salary: 31,000 USDA Per Year United States Marine Corps 06/1999-04/2008 Grade Level: E-6 Staff Sergeant Salary: 42,000 USDA Per Year Education: El Toro H.S. 09/1995-06/1999 Coastal Carolina 05/2008-08/2009 Community College References: Available upon request
Asked By: Lost - 5/20/2011
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Answered By: A Hunch - 5/20/2011
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there are agencies that have been formed to help ex gi's find work, you probably need to search the internet for any that might be near you I am sure there are plenty in the LA area, San Diego has had numerous 'fairs' for vets only to get their exposure to potential employers
Answered By: tro - 5/20/2011
I agree with the gentleman above me, but my hats off to you sir. Thank you for being of service. Removing the salary is a good suggestion. You want to focus more on how your skill set is going to compliment the employer. There is no such thing is a cookie cutter resume. You have to tailor it to each job you apply... More
Answered By: Devils Advocate - 5/21/2011
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr No Experience Needed! Get Started.
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