Would you take a look at my resume?

I'm trying to find a different job, and I would like some peer review before I start handing out my resume. Please let me know if there is anything that I can change

Objective

To obtain a position as a receptionist in a health care facility while continuing my education

Profile

I am a sincere, loyal, and dedicated individual who has a great deal of ambition. Although I have extensive experience in retail and customer service, I love to learn and am always up for a challenge. I get along with others while working efficiently on my own or with a group. I am seeking a position where I can develop and excel while giving my best to an employer.

I am flexible and versatile – I am able to maintain a sense of humor under pressure while being poised and competent.

Skills Summary

 Project Management

 Excellent communication and writing skills

 Problem solving  Computer Savvy

 Customer Service

 Attentive

 Organized

Professional Experience

GAMERS INC. – DES MOINES, IA

ASSISTANT MANAGER, OCTOBER 2009 – PRESENT

 Manage all aspects of day-to-day operations.

 Responsible for store opening and closing procedures.

 Responsible for developing and motivating staff.

 Respond to client criticism and comments with a positive approach.

 Manage deliveries from suppliers.

 Responsible for the tasks delegated by the manager.

Employment History

GAMERS INC. – Des Moines, IA

Assistant Manager, October 2009 to Present

TARGET – Des Moines, IA

Cashier/Customer Service, November 2008 to January 2009

Education

DES MOINES AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE – DES MOINES, IA

GED, 9-02-10

DES MOINES AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE – ANKENY, IA

Major: Pre-Nursing

Associate’s in General Studies

Expected graduation date: December 12, 2014

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  • 10 years ago
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    For your employment, mention what kind of skills you developed/applied in each of your points.

    Example: "Respond to client criticism and comments with a positive approach" could be "Demonstrated excellent customer service skills by addressing client concerns and responded appropriately in a positive manner". Employers want to see what skills you have/learned and how you have/can apply them for their company. As well, try to be more specific; as a potential employer, I don't know what you mean by "day-to-day operations" or how you motivated your staff. Always begin each point with an action verb in the past tense.

    For you skills summary, add more to where you got these skills from, but in a brief way. You want to give employers a reason to keep reading your resume. You say customer service, but that doesn't mean anything on its own.

    As well, you can add any volunteer and extra-curricular activities to show other skills you may have acquired (team work, interpersonal, problem solving, leadership, etc).

    Good luck!

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    You should keep your resume to one page, if it isn't already. That is the first thing. Second, enter under every job, what you did at that company, and how you saved, or made the company. Describe how you improved something. If you can put a % of change in the positive, that would help. Ex. Managed 3 junior sales staff and raised sales 30% within the first 3 months of receiving the position.

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