Help with Store Manager resume?
My fiance' has an interview for Store Manager at a local Circle K. He is an assistant Store Manager at a Circle K now. How can he "sell" himself and his resume? This is his resume (would you change anything?)(Yahoo did not keep the underlining or bold text): Objective To obtain a challenging Management position in a fast paced environment that will allow for personal growth and career advancement. Summary of Qualifications Over the years I have been a Store Manager, Customer Service Supervisor, Cafe' Manager, Lead CSR, and Assistant Manager. I am also Certified in Food Safety Management and have earned certification through Circle K's Retail Management Training. Professional Experience Circle K LEAD CSR / PROMOTED TO ASSISTANT MANAGER, 05/2010-present -Prepare and finalize daily paperwork including cash deposits -Maintaining cash levels in ATM and store safe -Maintaining store image -Placing store inventory orders (McLane) and performing weekly inventory audits -Maintaining the control book (maintaining daily inventory and cash overages/shortages) -Delegating daily shift duties -Activate and stock Florida Lotto books -Review DVR footage for suspicious activity -All other non-managerial tasks (stocking goods, cleaning, helping customers, cashiering, scanning in received goods from vendors) Boca Cafe’(Circle K) CERTIFIED FOOD SAFETY MANAGER / CAFÉ’ MANAGER, 02/2008-05/2010 (closed) -Order, track, and input inventory -Organize and log daily cash drops for Brinks pick up -Create work schedule/cover shifts for absent employees -Track food and labor costs on a weekly basis -All other non-managerial tasks ( prep food, prepare beverages, clean equipment, etc.) Seattle's Best (Borders) BARISTA, 01/2007-01/2008 -Prep food daily -make food/drinks for customers -Prepare for opening and closing the store (cleaning, prep, etc.) Hobbit American Grill COOK, 07/2006-01/2007 -Wash dishes -Food Prepare -Clean equipment -Assist with closing crew Big Lots CUSTOMER SERVICE SUPERVISOR, 07/2005-06/2006 -Assist customers with purchases and refunds -Provide change for all cashiers -Stock and clean front end of store -Supervise employees and train new ones Department of Highway Safety DATA ENTRY/CLERK, 11/2003-01/2005 -Answer multi-line phone system -Pull, review, and correct time sheets for all DMV employees in Fl -Create reports for Payroll -Enter and Correct data in People First and COPES (state-wide electronic attendance system) Subway Restaurants MANAGER AND SUPERVISOR, 2002-2003 and 01/2005-06/2005 -Order, track, and input inventory -Deposit hourly cash drops into bank account -Create work schedule/cover shifts for absent employees -Organize all paperwork (bank deposits, credit card receipts, truck delivery, invoices, etc.) -All other non-managerial tasks (baking bread, food preparation, assist customers,etc.) Education/ Certifications/ Special Training *2009- National Registry of Food Safety Professionals -Earned Certification for Food Safety Management *2009- Retail Management Training -Earned Certification from Circle K *2001-2002 Tallahassee Community College Tallahassee, FL -Attended one year for general studies *1998-2001 Lincoln High School Tallahassee, FL -Graduate *Computer maintenance skills Considering that this position is for the company that he has been with for three and a half years, I don't think that the time periods that he was at the other jobs are going to matter, otherwise they would not have hired him in the first place. Those jobs were just that, jobs, not a career.
Asked By: luciferkitty29 - 8/15/2011
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even know he have experience i wont hire him... you may ask why... More
Answered By: Carimbo Hanky - 8/15/2011
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I don't think the 'job retention" issue is a big one - those were not 'career' or long term positons anyway. Overall the resume is good, but the Objective is awful. It's generic when he is applying for a very specific job, - a challenging Management position in a fast paced environment - and you don't sell yourself... More
Answered By: Piggiepants - 8/15/2011
The resume is impressive but as i look at the other answers, they are not satisfied with the applicant. But what if he has the best resume all over the applicants? I think there is nothing wrong in having short term employment. Remember, "where the pasture is greener". Every excellent employee needs excellent salary... More
Answered By: She Greens - 8/16/2011
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