Woodbridge (Greater Toronto) • Ontario • Canada
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This resume documents leadership, initiative and reliability. I am
not shy. I enjoy working with people, and I take some responsibility for
ensuring they are happy. I take interest in them, and they appreciate it.
In addition, I demonstrated attentiveness to employer's bottom line and
took steps to improve it. Have experience making mission-critical decisions.
Fluent in English and Greek. Able to work in French.
Air Canada, Lester B. Pearson International Airport,
Jul. 00-pres. Cargo/Ramp Station Attendant, FT/PT
Mr. Greek (restaurant)
Cited by superior for ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Responsible for making decisions that affect how quickly cargo would arrive
This is often critical because of nature of the shipment: it frequently
involves medical supplies, including those required for surgery, sometimes
in life-and-death situations.
Saved thousands of dollars per annum in salaried time by taking initiative
to automate tracking procedure for shipments.
Made suggestion, approved by management, to set up computerized program
to accept bar codes.
In addition, this greatly increased reliability and ease with which data
could be retrieved. Previously, problems were caused when data, recorded
manually, were lost.
Recommended for management training in recognition of demonstrated leadership.
Feb. 99 - Aug. 00 Assistant Manager, Brampton (Greater Toronto)
Promoted from previous position in recognition of demonstrated reliability
and ability to entertain customers.
Doubled bar sales by devising and implementing marketing technique:
Capitalized on fact that bus person was computer wizard. Delegated to him
the task of publishing drink menus, which were put on each table. It made
the difference, along with this rule: do not serve water unless specifically
Trained, motivated and supervised 20 dining staff. Assisted in hiring them.
Sept. 97 - Feb. 99 Server, Richmond Hill (Greater Toronto)
Splash NiteClub, Burlington, Ontario
Established and maintained excellent record of attendance and punctuality.
Cheered up customers when they were feeling down.
Jan. 99 - Jul. 02 Bartender
There are two things that make a good bartender:
You've got to be a responsible drinker (if you drink).
I was, and it was important, because it made customers feel better — I
became one of them, and it was easier to relate with them. They stayed
and bought more drinks. My boss smiled.
You've got to have the gift of the gab.
People go to bars for company, but do not feel comfortable starting up
I took that problem off their shoulders.
International Transportation and Customs Administration Diploma (cand.),
Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Toronto. Completed two of
three years, with credit for the following courses:
Transportation and logistics, consolidated customs statutes and regulations,
business accounting and mathematics, marketing, computer applications and
systems, human resources management, world geography.
Grade 13 Diploma.
2003 John Tsikos and A Site To Behold
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