Donation Attendant (Current Employee) – Dothan, AL – March 16, 2016
The company itself is great, it is a wonderful way to help local and national people in need. The ADLM is a bit tricky to deal with as he is quite inconsistent in his intentions-hard to tell what his motives are. His higher ups are much nicer though.
Floater (Current Employee) – Mobile, AL – April 27, 2015
A thrift store of many stores rising in popularity due to its fantastic prices, however sometimes there are many complaints about the prices so its hard to please every customer. Overall, its a good place to work that offers good benefits and team work is an over all 8/10
Breaks every two hours, choice of formal or casual clothing
The most enjoyable part of the job is meeting with clients and preparing them for home ownership. It is rewarding to see a client thinking they will not be ale to achieve the American Dream of home ownership, but with help and guidance is able to achieve this.
the diversity of my clients, learn a lot about cultural interaction and tolerance
12 hours sometimes 14 hours work day, i also attend school.
Builder Marts (Former Employee) – Greer, SC – February 16, 2015
In working for Builder Marts Of America it was this company that gave me a chance to get into the accounting industry. During my time there I worked in A/P and learned how to code, input, and run checks. Additionally, I worked to acquire experience in A/R as well and did some minor staff accountant tasks. One of my most enjoyable accomplishments was both working on the A/R team and doing some of the monthly reconciliations.
Recording Music trying to get it right. Hard work pays
Musician (Current Employee) – Sacramento, CA – February 3, 2015
Its going to take a while to become successful at this, but I'm on my way; it is my dream. I learn every day with every sound that I hear. Inspiration can come from anywhere or anything. The hardest part is getting the tracks in time and remembering the right words to say. When I stop thinking is when it comes out right. Right now my band is just that of two, and the fact that we don't really have the resources we need, makes it more difficult. But we make due with what we have. The best part of the Job is to listen to the music afterward and to hear all the things thought up in my mind.
For the teaching jobs, the days consisted of working with students, conducting classes and labs, preparing for classes, grading work, and working online with distance education classes. I learned more science beyond my specialities in geology, evolution, history of life on earth. I learned more chemistry, physics, human anatomy and physiology, and microbiology. I also learned to appreciate diverse ethnic groups (African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian Americans, etc). I enjoyed working and laughing with my co-workers in all of my jobs. The hardest part of the teaching jobs was a the long hours and constant commitment that I put in because I felt that, for the students, it was necessary. The most enjoyable part of the job was the people, both colleagues and students. The management at Christopher Newport was wonderful and they became friends. At New Mexico State University--Grants, the management varied, some friends, at least colleagues, others friendly but not close.
maintenance/carryout (Former Employee) – Chattanooga, TN – January 2, 2015
my day went by fast at Americas Thrift Store. The people there are friendly and I enjoyed working there.The hardest part of the job was cleaning toilets,that was nasty! The best part of the job was interacting with all the different people throughout the day. I learned a great deal working at Americas Thrift Store, especially how to be patient with the customers.
i got a $20 gift certificate at walmart for christmas!
CITY MANAGER - FACILITY SALES & OPERATIONS (Former Employee) – Miami, FL – October 7, 2014
Multifaceted leadership role, directing cross-functional team of 40 employees and instilling deep emphasis on sales and superior customer service. Set strategies for new sales and marketing campaigns to position company for profitable revenue growth, cultivating strong market share through exceptional customer service and astute approach to growing corporate business. Analyzed sales channels to develop new clientele and determine pricing of potential business. Oversaw operations, sales, customer service, human resources, fleet, and maintenance functions. Skillfully represented company through involvement in local organizations and networking. Showcase rich expertise in financial reports, account payables, account receivables, payroll, and fleet management. Commanded budget of $3M annually. • Generated 27% increase in overall business in nine months; Optimized corporate accounts with AA, RCCL, AT&T, and DHL through impeccable customer service and strategic direction of contracts and rewards program; Adeptly supported and maintained government contract with MIA International Airport; Revitalized operational performance and aligned team-wide performance with company objectives and goals.
Fulfillment in assisting clients who would otherwise be unable to purchase a home without this program.
MORTGAGE CONSULTANT (Former Employee) – Kansas City, MO – October 6, 2014
Met with 4 to 5 clients daily. Hopefully, this included 3 intake clients and 2 follow up visits to glean further documentation. When there were no shows, it provided time to process the loans which was sorely needed as the clients were low to moderate income with usually lower than normal credit scores as NACA (National Assistance Corporaton of America) has no credit score requirement. But a character-based credit profile must be developed calling for letters of explanation and rental verifications.
The hardest part of the job was keeping the clients attention as much of the documentation had to be updated when underwriting came back for more documentation.
Management was spread thin and it was necessary to push to get a file through and many times no onw was available to push.
The best part was when the buyers closed. Many were first-time homebuyers and people that would never have been able to purchase a home anywhere else. The hugs and hearty handshakes made it all worthwhile.