Conscientious [assistant manager] effective at managing and leading teams, managing store operations and promoting merchandise to increase store profits. Personable Store Manager who respects and appreciates all retail associates. Motivates employees using positive reinforcement and creative reward systems. Results-driven Assistant Manager determined to exceed company sales goals. Leverages financial and marketing education to make smart purchasing and merchandising decisions.
Excellent customer service skills
Bank deposit procedures
Opening and closing procedures
Hourly shift management
ASSISTANT MANAGER, 11/2003
to 02/2013 kmart – Linden,
Promoted from Team Leader to Assistant Manager within]4 months.
Interviewed job candidates and made staffing decisions.
Counted cash drawers and made bank deposits.
Managed staff of  sales associates,  team leaders and  assistant managers.
Assigned employees to specific duties to best meet the needs of the store.
Examined merchandise to verify that it was correctly priced and displayed.
Scheduled and led weekly store meetings for all employees.
High School Diploma: Business,
1975 Dickenson - Jersey City NJ