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Can someone please reveiw my resume? - September 16th 2016, 09:00 PM

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Summary of Qualifications

· Over 4 years of retail and customer service experience with sales oriented goals.
· Self-motivated to achieve goals.
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Previous Work Experience

· Long term care facility – Certified Nurse Aid August 2016 – Present
o Assist residents with activities of daily living
o Transfer residents using appropriate body mechanics
o Document resident activities
o Team up with Nurses to provide exceptional care
· Big Lots– Customer Service Specialist October 2015 – August 2016
o Answer and direct calls as MCSA
o Process returns and exchanges
o Train employees
o Stock product during downtime
o Meet goals and expectations
o Ring out customers with efficiency and accuracy
o Assisted *specialized Dep* as a Customer Service Representative when needed
o Processed online orders and in-store pickups
o Processed recycling
· Bank – Teller I June 2014 – August 2015
o Balance bank vault and teller drawer at beginning and end of shift
o Efficiently process deposits and withdrawals
o Efficiently process credit card payments and cash advances
o Answer and direct phone calls
o Secure bank at end of day
o Provide exceptional customer service
· Dillards – Sales Associate June 2013 – November 2014
o Meet and exceed sales goals
o Answer and direct phone calls
o Train employees
School

· Community College One January 2015 – Present
· State University August 2013 – May 2014
· Community College Two May 2012 – August 2012
















It It transferred over a little weird but in my official draft it is all lined up. I have another work experience but it won't fit in this resume, that experience is about 4 years old now. I'm attempting to get a second job on top of the CNA job that will allow me to work on weeks I don't work as a CNA. I'm going to try at my previous employer before the CNA (not really Big Lots). Please let me know if anything would be better changed.
   
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Re: Can someone please reveiw my resume? - September 21st 2016, 09:51 AM

Hey there,

I think your resume is ok. Don't worry about the experience you couldn't put on there- if it's not relevant and is a few years old, it's not worth putting in the resume.

I'm just wondering....would it be possible to perhaps be a little less vague in some areas e.g. the 'meet goals and expectations'...what kind of goals did you meet? Remember that most resumes are between 1-2 pages so while you don't want to go overboard with detail, you don't want to be too vague either.


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Re: Can someone please reveiw my resume? - September 21st 2016, 03:37 PM

This looks good! I agree just try to be a bit more specific in skills area, but other than that it looks really great, best of luck with the application!


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Re: Can someone please reveiw my resume? - September 21st 2016, 04:51 PM

I noticed a lot of your stuff is "I did this, I did that" and while it's great to be able to say what your duties were in a job, I think it is equally important to say what skills you gained from it.
Also, put the company and the position on different lines. I'll show you what I mean with one of yours...

Certified Nurse Aid (bold) August 2016 – Present (not-bold + right justify the date)
Long term care facility, City, State/Province
o Assist residents with activities of daily living
o Transfer residents using appropriate body mechanics (what do you even mean by this? I can think of many things that could be "appropriate body mechanics" just by considering whether it is you're body of theirs)
o Accurately document resident activities and report them appropriately
o Work efficiently and effectively with nurses on staff to ensure the delivery of exceptional care

Also university / school should be listed similar to jobs

Education
Honours BA in sociology 2014 - Graduated
University name, City, Province

High school diploma 2009 - Graduated
High school, City, Province

I would also suggest putting your education higher up - I do my resume as Name/contact info, statement, skills, education, work experience, volunteer experience, professional development, additional courses (sometimes I move additional courses to right under my education if one of the courses is relevant to a job), then certifications (again, I brin this up to the top under education if I am applying to a job requiring a certification I have). I would suggest leaving education as first while you are early in your career and only moving it down once you're more experienced.




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