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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

HR Assistant with strong knowledge of office administration and common human resources operations. In-depth understanding of customer service, data entry and file management. Highly skilled in reviewing policies and suggesting actionable improvements aligned with industry best practices.

Attentive Human Resources Clerk with 5.5 years of clerical experience in fast-paced environment and practical working knowledge of human resources activities. Demonstrates strong interpersonal and excellent verbal and written communication skills to confidently interface with public and deal effectively with questions or concerns. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships with co-workers and officials while preserving high level of confidentiality required in HR environment.

Skills
  • Collaborative and Team-Oriented
  • Filing and Classroom Organization
  • Lesson Planning
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Age-Appropriate Activities
  • Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Class Reading
  • Child CPR
  • Personnel Reports Preparation
  • Employee Data Record Keeping
  • Job Analysis
  • Resume Screening
  • Employee Paperwork
  • Organizational Systems
  • Creating and Managing Job Descriptions
  • Product Promotion
  • Persuasive Selling
  • Customer Service
  • Exceeding Customer Expectations
  • Managing Cash Register
  • Building Customer Loyalty
  • Order and Refund Processing
  • Calm and Professional Under Pressure
  • POS Systems and Ordering Platforms
  • Data Entry and Maintenance
  • Credit Card Payment Processing
  • Answering Customer Questions
  • Customer Relations
  • Monetary Transactions
Professional Experience
Visual Artist/Company Owner, 04/2014 - Current
North Country Academy Ann Arbor, MI,
  • Contributed to creative process through original ideas and inspiration.
  • Created custom drawings and paintings using fine oils, acrylics and charcoal on high quality canvas.
  • Maintained and shared portfolios of artistic work to demonstrate styles, interests and abilities with potential customers.
  • Made use of materials, such as ink, watercolors, charcoal, oil, computer software, paints and pencils to complete unique piece for customers.
  • Utilized oil paints, acrylics and charcoal to design mixed media, drawings and painting pieces.
  • Consulted with clients to discuss commission ideas and style preferences to create mutually agreeable project parameters.
  • Researched drawings of characters and environmental elements for inspiration.
  • Established and maintained productive, professional working relationships to promote beneficial project results.
  • Advertised and sold mosaics and drawing pieces at local markets and established piece pricing on customer demand, labor costs and raw material costs.
  • Developed art and design concepts.
  • Applied color theory and lighting techniques in drawings and illustrations to add excitement, focus and depth.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with forward-thinking strategies focused on addressing customer needs and resolving concerns.
  • Answered customer telephone calls promptly to avoid on-hold wait times.
  • Offered advice and assistance to customers, paying attention to special needs or wants.
  • Assisted customers with setting appointments, special order requests, and arranging merchandise pick-up.
  • Cultivated customer loyalty, promoted repeat business and improved sales.
  • Provided information regarding charge accounts and loyalty programs.
Daycare Teacher, 09/2011 - 05/2012
Petco Farmington Hills, MI,
  • Sanitized toys and play equipment each day to maintain safety and cleanliness.
  • Engaged with children on individual basis to build positive relationships and promote learning.
  • Promoted physical, academic and social development by implementing diverse classroom and outside activities.
  • Maintained well-controlled classrooms by clearly outlining standards and reinforcing positive behaviors.
Human Resource Clerk/Student Aide, 05/2004 - 09/2009
Redstone Arsenal Civilian Personnel City, STATE,
  • Responded to incoming phone calls and handled sensitive and confidential information with discretion and diplomacy.
  • Distributed, accepted and processed employment applications to pre-screen and schedule follow-up interviews.
  • Delivered friendly assistance with new hires throughout interviewing and hiring process.
  • Filed paperwork, sorted and delivered mail, and maintained office organization.
  • Improved organizational filing systems for confidential employee records, resulting in improved accessibility and efficiency.
  • Prepared monthly, weekly and daily logs using Microsoft Excel.
  • Processed and accurately recorded new hires, terminations, transfers and promotions into HRIS.
  • Processed documentation for employee actions such as new hires, grievance resolutions and terminations.
Cashier/Sales Associate, 06/2022 - 08/2022
Macy's City, STATE,
  • Performed end-of-shift cashout operations according to store policies, maintaining accurate counts and receipt records.
  • Connected with customers to support positive transaction experiences and address service concerns.
  • Operated POS terminals and cash drawer balancing.
  • Processed credit card and debit payments, providing accurate charges and credits.
  • Verified accuracy of online order pickups, reducing dissatisfied service metrics and supporting return patronage.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Increased sales by offering advice on purchases and promoting additional products.
  • Worked closely with shift manager to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Managed merchandise returns and exchanges by closely checking items and receipts to assess eligibility and make accurate processing decisions.
  • Maintained presentable customer areas with diligent cleaning and proactive recovery management.
  • Mentored new team members on POS system operation, customer service strategies and sales goals.
  • Reviewed and resolved differences between accounting information and cash drawer.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with forward-thinking strategies focused on addressing customer needs and resolving concerns.
  • Answered customer telephone calls promptly to avoid on-hold wait times.
  • Offered advice and assistance to customers, paying attention to special needs or wants.
  • Responded to customer requests for products, services and company information.
  • Recommended products to customers, thoroughly explaining details.
  • Assisted customers with setting appointments, special order requests, and arranging merchandise pick-up.
  • Fielded customer questions regarding available merchandise, sales, current prices and upcoming company changes.
  • Provided information regarding charge accounts and loyalty programs.
  • Delivered exceptional customer service to every customer by leveraging extensive knowledge of products and services and creating welcoming, positive experiences.
  • Responded proactively and positively to rapid change.
  • Worked flexible schedule and extra shifts to meet business needs.
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Collected and authorized payments of guests.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
Education
No Degree: Graphic Design, Expected in
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Calhoun Community College - Huntsville, AL,
GPA:
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Cosmetology Certification: Cosmetology, Expected in 05/2019
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Paul Mitchell The School Huntsville - Madison, AL
GPA:
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2005
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Bob Jones High School - Madison, AL
GPA:
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Calhoun Community College
  • Paul Mitchell The School Huntsville
  • Bob Jones High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Visual Artist/Company Owner
  • Daycare Teacher
  • Human Resource Clerk/Student Aide
  • Cashier/Sales Associate

Degrees

  • No Degree
  • Cosmetology Certification
  • High School Diploma

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