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Skillful Wait Staff resume

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Creative with a strong background in customer service, cooperation, and good background in writing and creative works from hands-on drawing, crafting, and adobe applicatons. Detail-oriented and positive takes on tasks and getting everything done perfectly and on time. Great problem-solving skills. Friendly and professional. Performance driven, professional, and effective at building and maintaing a loyal customer. Superior organization skills. High energy and fantastic under pressure. Strategic thinking, and self motivated leader. Social media and trend enthusiast. Student with pre-college course at the Fashion Institute of Technology, leading to The New School University at Eugene Lang College majoring in Journalism and Design involving traditional journalism writing, to website building/design, data research/visualization, as well as minoring at Parsons for Fashion Communications, which includes branding, public relations, and marketing.

  • Superior communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Great under pressure
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Cooperation skills
  • Perfecting tasks
  • Positive attitude towards work
  • Doing what needs to be done without asking
  • Experience with styling
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Eager to learn
  • Trend and emerging brand awareness
  • Creative writing
  • Presence within and paying attention to social media/trends
  • Marketing/PR/Branding knowledge
  • POS systems
  • Cash registers
  • Aesthetics
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Post-sales support
  • Time management ability
  • Product merchandising
  • Market research and analysis
Cedar Crest Erikson Living | Pompton Plains, NJ Wait Staff 09/2014 - 10/2015
Great customer satisfaction.
Organized, quick and efficient with getting a task done on time.
Running food, being able to work with POS systems.
Responsible for clocking in 15 minutes before shift, being on time and present at meetings before and after a shift.
Being able to perfect a task in order to how a customer sees fit, even if the customer is wrong/rude, and being able to work around other responsibilities in order to make the customer happy.
Responsible for picking up any other slacks of co-workers around, taking tables if they are neglecting them, bringing out orders if forgotten, or if a co-worker simply couldn't handle their tables, etc. 
Great team work efforts in order to achieve an overall successful shift.

Biwal Manufacturing | Clifton, NJ Assistant/Secretary 05/2017 - 08/2017
Shorter period of paid time because of internship right after and then right before school started. 
Answering phones.
Customer service.
Filing/running prints for mechanical parts.
Handling shipments and PO's for multiple companies across the U.S.
LF Stores | New York, NY Fashion Stylist/Sales Associate 09/2017 - 10/2017
Reason for extremely short time period is due to manager not cooperating and purposely scheduling on days of two or more classes and unfair working conditions.
Sales associate. 
Fitting room and floor stylist.
Putting product back.
Experience with merchandising and floor planning with product.
Superb cooperation with co-workers.
Personable and outgoing communication skills.
Being able to sell something to someone not looking to buy anything- even an entire outfit.
Styling for specific events.
Customer satisfaction.
Opening/closing store.
Great overall experience and unfortunate position to have left- education came first in this situation when being scheduled purposely on days of two plus classes.
Beach Bum Tanning & Airbrush Salon | Middle Village, NY Sales Representative / Spray Tan Artist 01/2018 - 04/2018

Teaching customers about UVA/UVB, work with their skin types and be able to place them in a bed in which they would not burn. Also being able to give a full tour of the salon, explain each bed in particular, what each bed will do per customers skin type, etc.

Sales representative- had to be able to explain/sell product and what they do for the individuals tan, how to make their tan more to their standards.

Stock/cleaning beds/rooms/salon/being able to open and close a store both with a co-worker and alone.

Airbrush artist- how to mix 150 different combinations in order to achieve the color that the customer is going for and do it well.

Knowledge and experience using 'VERSA PRO' and 'Mystic' spray tan booths that are provided by the salon if the customer does not want an airbrush done by an actual artist.

Experience with SunLync and signing up customers for membership commitments/being aware of prices, things that could go wrong with billing, etc.

Very great experience with all kinds of customers and their satisfaction after this job.

Beach Bum Tanning & Airbrush Salon | New York, NY Sales Representative 08/2018 - Current

- RE-HIRED different location, same responsibilities as listed above

Fashion Institute of Technology | | New York City, New York, United States 2014

Enrolled in two graded high school pre-college courses for journalism and styling and 'graduated' with A's.

Wayne Hills High School | | Wayne, NJ, United States High School Diploma in High School Student 2016
The New School | | New York, NY, United States Journalism and Design 2020

Junior at The New School University working towards a major in Journalism and Design at Eugene Lang college with a minor from Parsons in Fashion Communications.

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Job-winning Wait Staff resume

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Enthusiastic professional with high integrity, strong work ethic, and great leadership skills. Motivated and reliable with experience providing executive-level support handling projects and administrative duties.

  • Strategic event planning
  • Customer service-oriented 
  • Microsoft Office Suite expert
  • Forward-thinking mindset  
  • Operations management
  • ​Staff development
  • Policy/program development
  • Complex problem solving
Digital Specialist/Account Manager 03/2013 to 04/2017 GTxcel Southborough, MA
  • Provided project leadership and direction while maintaining a high-quality level of service.
  • Built and maintained strong, long-lasting customer relationships.
  • Recommended changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.
  • Ensured the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs.
  • Facilitated project execution by providing support in project-level issue resolution and management.
  • Identified and grew opportunities and collaborated with the sales team to ensure growth attainment.
  • Negotiated Account Management contracts and agreements to maximize profit.
Marketing & Front Office Manager 09/2007 to 07/2012 Dynamic Rehab Gilbert, AZ
  • Cultivated and enhanced relationships with clients.
  • Increased credibility and client awareness by developing marketing collateral, presentations, public relations campaigns, articles and newsletters.
  • Planned and executed marketing programs and general business solutions resulting in increased company exposure.
  • Worked closely with product development departments to create and maintain marketing materials both internal and external.
  • Collaborated with company executives to identify new business opportunities.
  • Provided detailed monthly departmental reports and updates to senior management.
  • Successfully trained staff in all systems and data base policies and procedures while focusing on minimizing errors and generating superior results.
  • Interviewed, hired, and trained new representatives.
Front Office Manager/Client Relations Coordinator 05/2005 to 09/2007 Industrial Hand and Physical Therapy Gilbert, AZ
  • Organized and coded all documents related to due diligence for acquisitions.
  • Complied with federal, state and company policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Reconciled and reported discrepancies found in records.
  • Coordinated and maintained a cohesive patient/therapist ratio while meeting company guidelines.
  • Communicated with individuals to answer questions and explain information.
  • Developed rapport with the customer base by handling difficult issues with professionalism.
Wait Staff 09/2005 to 07/2012 Arizona Taste Scottsdale, AZ
  • Maintained knowledge of current menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods.
  • Delivered exceptional service by promptly serving all food courses and all beverages to guests.
  • Effectively communicated with the kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs and other special requests.
  • Consistently adhered to quality standards and guidelines.
Military Experience
Finance Specialist United States Army
  • In charge of the Army's Finance Corps,  responsible for sustaining missions through purchases of services and supplies.
  • Directed financial activities, such as planning, procurement, and investments.
  • Maintained effective notes, records, and operational journal.
  • Excelled in basic, specialized, and professional development training.
General Studies Burlington Community College Burlington, NJ
General Studies Panama Canal College Panama Canal
General Studies Vincennes University Vincennes, IN
  • Zener Miller Certification
  • Train-the Trainer
  • Professional Development
  • Marketing
Community Service

Habitat for Humanity; Clothing & Food Drives for the Needy; Food Kitchens; Fundraising for Schools; Parent Teacher Association (President); Booster Clubs (Member)

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Experienced Wait Staff resume

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Professional Summary
Highly competent, multilingual professional with experience in fine dining etablishments both in United States and Burundi.
  • Friendly and Customer service oriented
  • Able to handle multiple tables/customers at one time
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Outstanding communications skills
  • Motivated and high energy 
  • Quick learner
  • Multi-lingual
  • Experienced server
Work History
Cashier/Customer Service, 11/2016 to Current
Whole Foods Detroit
    Cashier/Customer Service
  • Greeted customers entering the store to ascertain what each customer wanted or needed.
  • Described product to customers and accurately explained details 
  • Politely assisted customers in person and via telephone.
  • Provided an elevated customer experience to generate a loyal clientèle.
  • Answered product questions with up-to-date knowledge of sales and store promotions.
  • Effectively communicated with and supported sales, marketing and administrative teams on a daily basis.
  • Bagged, boxed or gift-wrapped sold merchandise per customer's request.
  • Assisted customers with food selection, inquiries and order customization requests.
  • Developed reputation as an efficient service provider 
  • Ensured superior customer experience by addressing customer concerns, demonstrating empathy and resolving problems on the spot.

Wait Staff, 04/2015 to Current
Le Petit Zinc Detroit
  •  Greeted and Welcomed customers
  • Served customers/translating and explaining French Menu Items
  • Set up/clean up for specials events
  • Assisted Manager with private parties requiring special arrangements

Bachelor of Science: Marketing and Advertising, 2014
Hope Africa University - Bujumbura, Burundi