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Teri Smieja

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Objective

My working career has taken me down many roads and the one constant has been the enjoyment I have received in assisting people. The completion of my Human Resources degree  is my goal to assist people in the most important part of their lives, their jobs.


Work Experience

Senior Area Manager  (03/03/2006 – 08/13/2007)

*Set up appointments with area business owners and maintenance personnel. * Meet and demonstrate lubricant products. *Solve all issues pertaining to maintenance and lubricants. * Plan shipment directions and arrival times.

Last Employer: Primrose Oil Company

Contact Person: John Lynch (800)275-2772

Responsibilities: * Place orders and receive payments. * Write up shipping directions clearly. * Open new accounts in area.

Accomplishments: Opened doors to military contracts.

Regional Area Manager (10/12/2005 – 02/08/2006)

* Meet with business owners and presidents to discuss issues plaguing their businesses. * Present a business analysis system which could increase their profit ratio.

Last Employer: International Profit Association

Contact Person: John Fynch (847) 808-5590

Responsibilities: Extensive travel in throughout the Wisconsin area was required.

Accomplishments: Showed Business owners that there are new ways of looking at their business, to save money and create more income.

Telsell Operator (05/01/2002 – 08/18/2005)

Data entry and telephone courtesy

Last Employer: Gillette Industries

Contact Person: Tom Miller (608) 785-0450

Responsibilities: *Assist customers as they called in with emergency repairs on equipment or emergency orders of merchandise. *Make calls to repeat customers on a weekly basis to obtain orders for weekly deliveries.

Accomplishments: Top sales increase for the month.

Merchandiser (01/01/1999 – 09/22/2005)

Operating a forklift, pallet-jack, high-lift, learning time management and organization skills.

Last Employer: Pepsi Cola

Contact Person: Jim Almondson (608) 785-0450

Responsibilities: * Train new merchandisers. * Assist with customer service. *Make product displays customer friendly

Accomplishments: Highly requested for by Store owners when full-time merchandisers went on vacation.

Merchandising Specialist  (04/07/1997 – 11/20/2000)

Putting together many different types of displays looking to make things customer friendly.

Last Employer: Courtland Associates

Contact Person: Jeff Verley (248) 888-3535

Responsibilities: * To take inventory of discontinued product and return to manufacturer. * Take inventory of damaged product and report loss to manufacturer. * Make product displays customer friendly.

Accomplishments: Received accommodations for doing work well and quickly.

Education

Establishment: Western Technical College

Degree: Human Resources Management

Education Period: 08/15/2007 - 12/22/2010

Speciality: OSHA Certified

Average Grade: 3.015

Details: The laws pertaining to HR and the hiring process - Labor Law, Different types of benefits, how to implement them, how well they work ;

Establishment: Western Technical College

Degree: Office Support Specialist

Education Period: 08/18/2010 - 12/31/2011

Speciality: Outlook Training

Average Grade: 3.1

Details: Recieve training in formating letters, memosand e-mails. Extensive training in Outlook, Word 7 Office, and Powerpoint.

Skills

Work well under pressure and in emergencies. Can logically sequence items in matter of importance.

Computer Skills: HRSI - Human Resources Systems; Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word -7 Microsoft Office , Outlook,

Additional Information

Sales & Marketing - Account Manager, Inside Sales, Outside Sales, Sales, Sales Rep, Telemarketing Customer Service - Customer Service Rep, Customer Service Sales Manufacturing/ Production - Inventory, Machine Operator, Manufacturing, Shipping & Receiving, Warehouse Retail - Loss Prevention, Store Planning Creative/Media - Presenter, Production Assistant, Production Manager, Project Manager, Publishing Assistant, Writer,

Research Projects: *Labor Unions; *Safety Discrepancies; *Cross Training; * Advertising, Good and Bad; *Record keeping

Professional Membership: * WMMA- DECA * OSHA

Certifications or Licensures: OSHA Forklift

Interests

I volunteer my time at the BLue Angels Gymnastics Gym. Other Activities I enjoy would be biking and walking or hiking, and swimming.  Giving time to the Boy Scouts when I can is also something that is important to me.