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Can i please have some Resume advice?

Can i please have some Resume advice? Topic: Can i please have some Resume advice?
June 16, 2019 / By Amalee
Question: I'm fed up with retail....Aside from retail management am I qualified for anything else? I want to start looking for a new job but I don't know if I would qualify for anything beyond retail =\ Any advice would be awesome! Resume ~~~~~ Objective To apply my knowledge and skills in a manner that will enhance the work environment of which I will be a part. Education  Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Bachelor of the Arts in History; Minor in Anthropology May of 2008 GPA 3.0 Experience Kmart, of  June 2008 – Present  Assistant Store Manager  Responsible for daily store operational functions  Part of a management team responsible for the leadership of over one hundred employees  Created several initiatives for our store which helped our mystery shop scores improve dramatically The Home Depot, of – Part-Time  December 2005 – August 2006  Supervisor  An affiliate of the management team ; responsible for daily store operations and reconciled customer concerns and employee relations  Assisted customers with questions about credit card and loan products for home improvement  Ensured 100% Customer Satisfaction by providing excellent customer service Regal Cinemas, of – Internship  September 2005 – December 2005  Associate Manager  Performed various retail tasks: placing orders, assembling displays, assisting customers with their needs, and instituting a high level of customer satisfaction  Worked with daily store finances, reports, and bank deposits  Member of the transition team responsible for the development of an innovative program to move the company into a new phase Lowe’s Home Improvement, of – Part-Time  May 2004 – January 2005  Head Cashier  Supervised the work of cashiers on duty  Assisted managers with cash pulls of excess cash from registers  Worked at the Customer Service Desk, helping customers with an array of questions and problems including opening credit cards, placing special orders, and discussing financial aspects of their purchases Skills  Excellent oral and verbal communication; Fluency in Spanish  Well structured time management and ability to multitask; Effective leadership qualities  Experience in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) with Macs & PC’s Organizations Phi Sigma Kappa National Fraternity; Treasurer 2007-2008 Feed the Children 2005-2008 Habitat for Humanity 2005-2008
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Wainamoinen Wainamoinen | 6 days ago
Hello, If you are looking for a profile to fit in I would say there is simple way to do that. Visit popular websites like monster, careers or other job sites and do a search for jobs that interests you and look what they look for and what you need to have to get that job. Making a list of what you can offer and what people have to offer will put you in a better position to assess yourself and your capabilities. As for a winning resume - there are several sites if you search in google which offer you this - but my personal experience is quite a logical approach. the purpose of a cv is to get you an interview and not a job. People think its to get a job - no. A winning resume should get you an interview and you should get the job later. So keep this in mind when you write a resume. A resume should have your strenghts in terms of facts and figures since people find it easier to relate to figures than just simple list of duties and responsibilities. For eg: If in sales you could write - sales increased by 25% and revenues thus up by a "x" amount. That not only shows your capability but also interests recruiters and managers that if they hire you they save money for the company. Hope this helps.
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Wainamoinen Originally Answered: i need to update my resume any advice please give 10pts for the best help?
For the personal errands, you can say something like: - Provided professional support and service for management and other staff. (You don't have to mention that most of that support was for their personal business-you still did the work and provided the support) For the past due invoices/accounting, try: - Responsible for working (or managing) the accounts receivable for customers and clients. - Handled other accounting duties as needed. I would stick to bullet points instead of paragraphs on a resume. You want the potential employer to be able to scan through your resume in 30 seconds or less and get the main points. It will also show that your writing is concise. Hiring managers are busy people and don't want to weed through a lot of words to get the relevant info. Proof read your resume several times for spelling and puncutation. Your resume represents you. If it is sloppy and has a lot of errors, that reflects the type of job you would do for a perspective employer. Good luck!
Wainamoinen Originally Answered: i need to update my resume any advice please give 10pts for the best help?
1. What IS a resume anyway? Remember: a Resume is a self-promotional document that presents you in the best possible light, for the purpose of getting invited to a job interview. It's not an official personnel document. It's not a job application. It's not a "career obituary"! And it's not a confessional. 2. What should the resume content be about? It's not just about past jobs! It's about YOU, and how you performed and what you accomplished in those past jobs--especially those accomplishments that are most relevant to the work you want to do next. A good resume predicts how you might perform in that desired future job. 3. What's the fastest way to improve a resume? Remove everything that starts with "responsibilities included" and replace it with on-the-job accomplishments. (See Tip 11 for one way to write them.) 4. What is the most common resume mistake made by job hunters? Leaving out their Job Objective! If you don't show a sense of direction, employers won't be interested. Having a clearly stated goal doesn't have to confine you if it's stated well. 5. What's the first step in writing a resume? Decide on a job target (or "job objective") that can be stated in about 5 or 6 words. Anything beyond that is probably "fluff" and indicates a lack of clarity and direction. 6. How do you decide whether to use a Chronological resume or a Functional one? The Chronological format is widely preferred by employers, and works well if you're staying in the same field (especially if you've been upwardly-mobile). Only use a Functional format if you're changing fields, and you're sure a skills-oriented format would show off your transferable skills to better advantage; and be sure to include a clear chronological work history! 7. What if you don't have any experience in the kind of work you want to do? Get some! Find a place that will let you do some volunteer work right away. You only need a brief, concentrated period of volunteer training (for example, 1 day a week for a month) to have at least SOME experience to put on your resume. Also, look at some of the volunteer work you've done in the past and see if any of THAT helps document some skills you'll need for your new job. 8. What do you do if you have gaps in your work experience? You could start by looking at it differently. General Rule: Tell what you WERE doing, as gracefully as possible--rather than leave a gap. If you were doing anything valuable (even if unpaid) during those so-called "gaps" you could just insert THAT into the work-history section of your resume to fill the hole. Here are some examples: 1993-95 Full-time parent -- or 1992-94 Maternity leave and family management -- or Travel and study -- or Full-time student -- or Parenting plus community service 9. What if you have several different job objectives you're working on at the same time? Or you haven't narrowed it down yet to just one job target? Then write a different resume for each different job target. A targeted resume is MUCH, much stronger than a generic resume. 10. What if you have a fragmented, scrambled-up work history, with lots of short-term jobs? To minimize the job-hopper image, combine several similar jobs into one "chunk," for example: 1993-1995 Secretary/Receptionist; Jones Bakery, Micro Corp., Carter Jewelers -- or 1993-95 Waiter/Busboy; McDougal's Restaurant, Burger King, Traders Coffee Shop. Also you can just drop some of the less important, briefest jobs. But don't drop a job, even when it lasted a short time, if that was where you acquired important skills or experience. 11. What's the best way to impress an employer? Fill your resume with "PAR" statements. PAR stands for Problem-Action-Results; in other words, first you state the problem that existed in your workplace, then you describe what you did about it, and finally you point out the beneficial results. Here's an example: "Transformed a disorganized, inefficient warehouse into a smooth-running operation by totally redesigning the layout; this saved the company thousands of dollars in recovered stock." Another example: "Improved an engineering company's obsolete filing system by developing a simple but sophisticated functional-coding system. This saved time and money by recovering valuable, previously lost, project records." 12. What if your job title doesn't reflect your actual level of responsibility? When you list it on the resume, either replace it with a more appropriate job title (say "Office Manager" instead of "Administrative Assistant" if that's more realistic) OR use their job title AND your fairer one together, i.e. "Administrative Assistant (Office Manager)" 13. How can you avoid age discrimination? If you're over 40 or 50 or 60, remember that you don't have to present your entire work history! You can simply label THAT part of your resume "Recent Work History" or "Relevant Work History" and then describe only the last 10 or

Royston Royston
Well what was it you had in mind for a career when you chose a history major/ anthropology minor? I would think being a part of Feed the children and Habitat for Humanity could get you into some sort of other field (along with your BA). I would inflate that part of your resume and possibly cut back elsewhere.
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