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    In looking for phrases to utilize in her resume, Laura looked up the job description for "Office Manager" in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. Try it - it works! (See Laura's cover letter and her follow up letter.)
    Laura C. Hernandez
    200 West Old Country Road
    Hicksville, NY 11801
    Objective: Office Manager

    Professional Summary

    13 years proven track record in office management

    Special talent in analyzing situations and resolving problems

    Creativity in budgeting and cost cutting procedures

    Speaking/reading ability in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese

    Experience in managing multi-cultural office

    Achieved numerous citations for outstanding performance

    Relevant Experience


    Office Manager
    Gaetano International-Widget Division
    1989- Present
    Long Island, N.Y

    As office manager of a 60 person office, coordinate all aspects of daily operations for clerical and paraprofessional personnel. Analyze and organize procedures and flow of work for typing, bookkeeping, preparation of payrolls, flow of correspondence, requisition of supplies. Establish uniform correspondence procedures. Oversee supply budget of $300,000.


    Assistant Office Manager
    ABC Manufacturing
    1982- 1989
    Hempstead, L.I.

    Responsible for clerical employees in a multi-lingual, international manufacturing company. Formulated procedures for systematic retention and retrieval of records, with separate files in English, Spanish and French. Initiated cost reduction programs to reduce waste for a savings of over $50,000. Prepared employee ratings and assisted in employee benefit and insurance programs .


    B.S. - Business Administration
    Major - Organizational Management
    C.W. Post, 1979
    Over 20 graduate hours in Business Administration with courses in Finance; Employee Benefits; Motivation; Accounting; Management

    Language Skills

    Conversational competence in Spanish, French and Portuguese.

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