Dorothy C. Thomas
1473 Goldleaf Lane
Newark, NJ 07102
Email ID: dorothy.c.
To obtain an entry-level position in an organization where my work-related skills are utilized to their maximum potential.
Castle Island Engineering Works, South Boston, MA
May – Sept 20xx
Performed time studies on each process in a large manufacturing area.
Planned the floor layout for a new automated production line.
Completed Auto-CAD drawings for the Senior Engineer on line layout and ergonomic space-saving concepts.
Identified potential bottlenecks to production, and developed methods to reduce and prevent these impediments to efficiency.
Completed change requests on production procedures and drawings.
Douglas Engineering Co. Ltd., Cambridge, MA
June – Sept 20xx
Completed Auto-CAD drawings of proposed layouts for a large production facility in Boston.
Reviewed production procedures and engineering specs including machine drawings prior to submittal for review in the change process.
Developed and maintained a database for tracking tech files, equipment specs, equipment installation checklists etc.
Boston University, Boston, MA
20xx - Present
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Graduated with Honours.
Boston College, Boston, MA
BS in Computer Science
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Auto-CAD and Java.
Participated in a two-week course in Machine Design, Christmas 20xx.
Other interests include Aircraft Model making and design, carpentry and tool making.
Hobbies include Football, Hockey, Swimming and Reading.
George E. Rodriquez
242 James Martin Circle
Columbus, OH 43212
An Automotive Sales Management position that will effectively utilize acquired expertise, creative talents and commitment to excellence. Desire a position with career growth potential.
Summary Of Qualifications:
Innovative professional with 16+ years of progressive experience within the automobile sales industry and the skills to drive business growth, capitalize on new revenue potential, and manage all aspects of daily business operations.
Expertise in new and used vehicle sales, pricing strategies, client relations and needs assessment, marketing, financial management, purchasing, administration, and staff training, supervision, motivation and mentoring.
Proactive leader with refined business acumen and exemplary people skills. Facilitate a team approach to achieve organizational objectives, increase productivity and enhance employee morale.
Quick study, with an ability to easily grasp and put into application new ideas, concepts, methods and technologies. Dedicated, innovative and self-motivated team player/builder.
Exceptional leadership, organizational, oral/written communication, interpersonal, analytical, and problem resolution skills. Thrive in both independent and collaborative work environments.
Proficient in the use of various computer programs and applications including Reynolds & Reynolds.
Used Car Manager / Sales Manager - Johnson Buick Pontiac GMC Argusville, Florida. 4/99-9/02
Purchased auto inventory from auctions and wholesalers, conducted appraisals, directed the reconditioning of trade-in vehicles for resale, and assisted with new car sales. Created innovative promotional marketing strategies, designed and placed advertising featuring $1.5M in used car inventory. Hired, trained, supervised and mentored 12 sales people; motivated staff to meet/exceed established sales goals and objectives by developing effective sales incentives. Gave final approval on all sales, trade-ins, financing and credit arrangements. Monitored and reported sales volume, financial and business transactions. [Generated sales of 70-90 vehicles per month.]
Sales Manager - Howard Buick Pontiac GMC Jacksonville, Florida. 4/99-9/02
Drove sales of new and used vehicles; reviewed and approved sales deals by all sales associates. Ordered new car inventory and negotiated with auto wholesalers to purchase used vehicles. Scheduled and managed three sales managers and 20 sales associates; taught employees successful sales and closing techniques. Designed and placed advertising featuring vehicle inventory; appeared in dealership television commercials, and created promotional marketing strategies to stimulate sales growth such as off-site tent sales events, special finance mailers and a first time buyer program. Developed strong customer relations, appraised trade-ins, orchestrated financing, and gave final approval of all sales. Ensured employees provided highest standards of customer satisfaction and quality service at all times.
Jacksonville Community College
B.A., Marketing - 1998.
Charles J. Weiss
3483 University Drive
Chicago, IL 60610
Email ID: charles_
Public relations/event planning position
B.S., Mass Communication – Public Relations Emphasis May 20xx
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
3.6 major GPA, 3.3 cumulative GPA, Public Relations Student Society of America member.
Achieved 4th-year level of Spanish conversation and literature knowledge.
Created personal Web site of multiple pages, graphics, and links at such.page.
Collaborated with 3 classmates to create tri-fold informational brochure for Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake. Interviewed administrators, volunteers, and club participants to determine desired messages. Wrote copy to communicate key concepts of club’s fun, diversity, and community.
PUBLIC RELATIONS/DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE
Public Relations Intern Jan.-April 20xx
Hot Shot PR Agency, Provo, Utah
Wrote press releases on new product introductions for XYZ Bakery and ABC Engineering, resulting in products being featured on KSTU Fox and KTVX ABC TV morning news shows.
Researched construction, outdoor sports, and needlecraft trade journals for potential story pitches.
Development Intern April-Nov. 20xx
Voces y Votas, Salt Lake City, Utah
Helped plan “Abr Agency” fund-raising event for city’s largest Latino political action organization. Solicited businesses for door prizes, resulting in 12% increase in dollar value of prizes and 5% increase in number of prizes over previous year.
Volunteer Publicity Chair Sept. 20xx-May 20xx
Church Sorority, Salt Lake City, Utah
Publicized monthly social and educational meetings. Produced all fliers, posters, newspaper ads, annual brochures for campus-wide distribution. Created theme for each year’s activities and appropriate tag lines for each event. Annual attendance increased 2% over each previous year.
Team Coach Jan. 20xx-present
Discover Card, West Valley City, Utah
Supervise 8 customer service representatives who sell credit cards. Monitor calls, give regular one-to-one feedback, establish individual and team goals. Create motivational competitions.
Promoted 3 times in 2 years. In current position since May 20xx.
Coached team 4 times to monthly “Top Team” award (of 7 teams) in May-Sept. 20xx period.
Created tracking system to repair incorrect balance transfers that was implemented company-wide.
Adobe Photoshop, QuarkXPress, HTML, Excel, PowerPoint, Word
Digital, 35 mm, video photography
Associated Press style, proofreading, editing text from multiple contributors into coherent whole
Good knowledge of spoken and written Spanish