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    Christine stayed home to raise her children from 1982-1994. She then went for an A.A. degree and now is ready to seek employment. Note how she downplays employment history in favor of school courses.
    Christine C. Harrison
    160 Bluff View
    Rochester, New York 14649
    Home Phone
    (716) 862-7421

     

    CAREER OBJECTIVE

    A challenging and rewarding position within a growing organization in the field of Business Management which will utilize my skills, experience and education, as well as offer growth opportunity.


     

    EDUCATION

    Associate Degree: Business Management - March, 1996
    Honors: Dean's List - All Quarters - G.P.A. 3.9/4.0
    GENESEO JUNIOR COLLEGE


     

    RELEVANT SKILL AND COURSES

     

    Management
    Demonstrated competencies in management;
    Management Decision Making, Credit Management,
    Sales Techniques and Operations Management.
    Communication
    Excellent public relations with effective verbal
    and written communication ability.
    Technical Skills
    Knowledge of computer functions including
    Spreadsheet, Lotus 1-2-3 and word processing.

    Human Resource Management

    Management Decision Making

    Operations Management

    Verbal Communications

    Accounting

    Business Law

    Principles of Marketing

    Micro/Macro Economics

    Principles of Advertising

    Organizational Behavior

    Consumer Behavior

    Money and Banking


     

    EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

     

    ABC
    DEPARTMENT STORE
    Rochester, NY 1981-1982
    Sales/Food Service
    Responsible for complete maintenance of snack bar which included inventory control, cash management and customer service.
    Milton's
    DEPARTMENT STORE
    Rochester, NY 1980-1981
    Sales Representative
    Responsible for negotiating sales requiring excellent communication and interpersonal skills and customer relations.

     

    ACCOMPLISHMENTS

    Created a small business
    Designed a new product
    Executed an advertising campaign
    Developed and wrote reports

    VOLUNTEER WORK

    Girl Scouts of America
    Troop Leader
    St. Ann's Nursing Home
    Assisted Patient Care


     

    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

     

    Ready to apply knowledge

    Enthusiastic and dependable

    Well organized and excellent planner

    Self-confident with professional attitude

    Dedicated and success oriented

    Willing to accept challenge

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