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SALES ASSOCIATE (Former Employee), Yakima, WASeptember 9, 2014
Used effective customer service skills and maintained positive interaction with customers. Provided product knowledge and benefits as well as making sure customers were satisfied with their experience in the store. My responsibilities extended to include organizing and cleaning the store, running the cash register and nightly closing procedure.
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Good Place to work with
Hadoop & REST Developer (Current Employee), New York, NYAugust 5, 2014
It good to work.

Designed, developed, and tested Web Based Cisco IOS's Static Analysis Data Reporting Tool. Designed Software Architecture, Use Case Diagram, and Sequence Diagram of UML on Eclipse based IBM Rational Software Architect(Model-Driven Design Tool). Developed Data Reporting using Struts MVC(Model-View-Controller) framework, JavaScript, – more... JSP, Servlet and EJB and Data Importing using SOAP based Web Services provider and client on Eclipse based IBM Rational Application Developer. Deployed and executed the importing web services and reporting applications on IBM WebSphere Application Server. Wrote Unit Test Case and Test Suite under JUnit Framework. Installed, configured, and tuned parameters of WebSphere Application Server.

Designed, developed, and maintained Web Based Cisco IOS profiles tracking tool. Wrote AJAX for efficient User interaction on Web Interface. Wrote PHP using Zend Framework to construct MVC framework to get the request, execute business logic to get data and response the request with the result in HTML page to provide the IOS image related information such as image name, major release, Maintenance release, GCC version and
Microprocessor. Wrote Data access Web Services in PHP to provide creating and modifying IOS data in MySQL Database.Wrote Perl scripts to get IOS profiles in IOS Make files. – less
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working here is easy
Sales (Current Employee), Murray, UTApril 25, 2014
Pros: nice people
Cons: can get dull
easy job, not too demanding, nice, clean environment.
hardest part is working with certain customers.
the management is pleasant to work with. that's about it.
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productive and fun
Van Salesman (Former Employee), philippinesJanuary 24, 2014
Pros: free meals
Cons: healthcare
its interesting and personal development is changing like you encounter alot of people with different attitude.my co workers are all friendly and helpfull.when i encounter hardship is i cant meet the sales target it selffullfilling.the best part of my job is i enjoy meeting other people.
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Slow and quiet work place.
Cashier/Sales (Former Employee), Pomona, CAOctober 18, 2013
A typical day at Big 5 involved pricing, organizing and helping customers with shoes, item look up and checkout. Very easy beginner job.
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Fun workplace
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE (Former Employee), Oxnard, CASeptember 24, 2013
Sometimes the day would drag because there weren't many customers.
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Good for Sales
Sales Associate (Former Employee), Alhambra, CASeptember 11, 2012
Pros: funny
Cons: short breaks
Maintain the store and help individuals find the items they wanted.
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Good Team
Preschool Coordinator (Former Employee), Houston, TXMay 12, 2012
See resume
Good coworkers
Excellent management
Great kids
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good place to work
Third Shift Supervisor (Former Employee), Green Bay, WIApril 23, 2012
Was a third party contractor for big box retailers, management was ok to work for were a little lax in controls
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a small local company
Area Manager - Peters Ice Cream (Former Employee), northwest victoriaAugust 14, 2014
Pros: good hours
they where great to work for as they where a small local company and still understand local values
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productive and caring to the employees
Sales Associate (Former Employee), San Fernando,February 5, 2014
Pros: free lunch
Cons: 8 hours
secured and productive work place,it helps other to share knowledge to other co workers and management team,works at *8 hours ,6 days a week..
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Good profession with a lot of travelling doing survey and mapping, as well as opportunity to study abroad
Surveyor, manager, researcher, and lecturer (Current Employee), Bogor, JBMay 19, 2013
Pros: many travellings
Cons: very low salary
- collecting, processing, and visualizing geospatial data
- technical and management, as well as other cultures arround
- management is simple and straight forward
- my co-workers are just fine: fun and helping each other
- the hardest part of the job: as a field coordinator doing the land border survey between Indonesia and Timor-Leste
- the most enjoyable – more... part of the job: as a principal investigator doing my research on tourism in Bali – less
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productive, busy but fun
Funding Officer (Former Employee), Newcastle Upon TyneApril 8, 2013
• Analysed grant applications and wrote detailed reports on a £65 million project.
• Proactively engaged and developed strong relationships with Stakeholders and customers.
• Assessed complex information, business plans, financial accounts in order to make informed judgements
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never a dull moment
Operations Manager, ad hoc (Former Employee), SingaporeOctober 30, 2012
Pros: good clients and team
Cons: difficulty in closing deals
A TYPICAL DAY AT WORK
Listening, listening, listening, then responding.

WHAT I'VE LEARNT
Most important of communication skill - listening.

MANAGEMENT
Transactional Analysis Management is best tool in management.

CO-WORKERS
A fun and down-to-earth lot.

THE HARDEST PART OF THE JOB
Keeping my ears open even to non-related topics and grievances and – more... bringing back topic of discussion asap. Pressure of getting the right job-fit.

THE MOST ENJOYABLE PART OF THE JOB
Challenge for the shortest time to get the right candidate for the job. – less
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Boa empresa.
OP.II (Former Employee), Porto Alegre, RSNovember 4, 2014
Pros: novos horizontes.
Cons: nenhum.
Foi muito bom o tempo que trabalhei no Big,pois fiz muitos amigos e aprendi muito com colegas e clientes.
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uma empresa ótima para quem está procurando lugar no mercado
ATENDENTE ELETRÕNICO (Former Employee), Florianópolis, SCOctober 22, 2014
Pros: praticamente tudo era ótimo.
Cons: nao fornecia vale refeicao
As vendas eram feitas, e repassadas ao sistema central.
gerencia sempre estava a disposição em qualquer coisa que o funcionário precisa-se.
bom lugar para passar o intervalo.
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empresa boa, porem com punições muito severas
atendente, cozinheira, demonstradora,degustaçao (Former Employee), Florianópolis, SCSeptember 29, 2014
Pros: bom, por alguns beneficios
Cons: demoravam muito tomar uma atitude quando um funcionario demonstrava desenteresse, e ficava desmotivando os outros
O Big era uma empresa boa de trabalhar, tinhamos um plano de saude muito bom, aprendi muito durante todos esses anos q trabalhei la,a gerencia sempre estava mudando, eu nao tinha muito contato, meus líderes eram pessoas maravilhosas, passavam pra nós o que os superiores a eles passavam nas reunioes.Sempre tinha uma politica da empresa q as vezes nao – more... concoradava, mas , enfim, ordem são feitas pra serem cumpridas...a parte mais dificil era quando alguns colegas nao cumpriam com suas responsabilidades, e então sobrecarregavam outros funcionários q estavam ali pra trabalhar de verdade. A parte mais agradavel era o convivio com pessoas sabiam trabalhar em equipe, eram como se fossem da familia, ate pq passávamos maior parte do tempo com eles... – less
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AMBIENTE DE TRABAJO AGRADABLE.
AUXILIAR DE SERVICIO GENERALES (Former Employee), Cartagena, BOLAugust 25, 2014
Pros: la eps puntal
Cons: se le daba un tiempo para que uno tomara sus alimentos.
-*CUANDO LO PROYECTADO CONTRA LO VENDIDO TODO SALIO OK.
-*HA ATENDER EL CLIENTE DE COMEDOR- COMENSAL. Y SABER LAS NORMAS DE BPM.
-*INFORMACIÓN PUNTAL Y ATENTA .
-*COLABORADORES.
-*COMO SE DEBE MANTENER LIMPIO UN SITIO DE TRABAJO CUANDO SON OTRAS PERSONA LO QUE LOS ESTÁN USANDO.
-*A UTILIZAR LAS NORMAS DE BPM, HASTA EN LA CASA.
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Empresa Dinâmica e agradável para trabalhar.
Jovem Aprendiz (Former Employee), Foz do Iguaçu, PRAugust 4, 2014
Pros: refeição na empresa
O dia de trabalho é calmo e normal, os chefes sempre pedem para realizar algo dentro do seu alcance, os chefes são compreensíveis e sempre te ajudam. Aprendi que não importa sua posição dentro de uma empresa se você souber conversar, não haverá problemas entre os funcionários. Os colegas de trabalho sempre se ajudam, sempre trabalham felizes procurando – more... apoiar seus companheiros. Ter de escutar reclamações sem base, mesmo já tendo corrigido qualquer falha. Trabalhar com pessoas alegres. – less
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era uma empresa dinamica
caixa operadora (Former Employee), São Leopoldo, RSJuly 10, 2014
Pros: refeitório na empresa
Cons: baixo salário
era um local agradável e tinha bons funcionários só que muitas vezes eramos sobrecarregados pela carga horaria.