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John M. Carason CURRENT ADDRESS 2295 F Cedar Creek Road Greenville, NC 27834 (252) 918-8660

ADDRESS 5/7/2004 2336 Scott Street Hollywood, FL 33020 (252) 918-8660

A goal-oriented and enthusiastic leader, I am a highly effective communicator with both peers and clients. As a workaholic who demands high quality of myself and others, I am a strong emergent leader and motivator. When working as a Human Resources Assistant, I will use my skills in training, evaluation, and time management to help my company grow, while keeping an eye on the bottom line. Objective… A challenging position as a Human Resources Assistant utilizing my skills in management, training, recruiting, orientation, selection, and job analysis. Capabilities Profile… My proven capabilities are applicable in a variety of areas, including: Training Selection Recruiting Placement

Motivational Training Performance Appraisal Organizational Planning Organizational Development

Customer Service Needs Assessment Staff Development Executive Coaching

Leadership Counseling Orientation Job Analysis

Selected Examples of Coursework: Management, International Management, Information Systems, Organizational Behavior, Ethics in Practice, Personnel and Industrial Psychology, Statistics and Research Design, Research Design and Analysis, Test Design and Human Measurement, Special Topics in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (concentration in training), Personnel Psychology, Social Psychology (concentration in racism, prejudice, and social conflict), Public speaking. Education… Master of Arts degree, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, East Carolina University Bachelor of Arts degree, Psychology, East Carolina University Minor, Business

May 2004 May 2002

Experience… GQ Men’s wear, Greenville, NC 2000 Assistant Manager GQ Men’s wear is a chain retail store specializing in customer service. I assisted in the purchasing of merchandise, and provided orientation and training for all new employees. In addition, I was the top sales representative for two years. Accomplishments Achieved: 9 Reduced complaints via creative customer service techniques 9 Streamlined disciplinary action program 9 Saved the company approximately $15,000 by encouraging exchanges over returns via persuasive sales techniques CENTER ONE, Fort Jackson, SC 2003 Program Assistant Center One is a research oriented branch of the army that is coordinated by the Head Psychologist of The United States Army Recruiting Command. I was responsible for the design, implementation, and analysis of a survey targeting needs assessment, job analysis and training. 9 Conducted job analysis on key recruiting position 9 Performed an extensive needs assessment to determine training needs 9 Conducted interviews and testing on 30 positions

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Professional‌ I have a sound working knowledge of Personal Computers as well as a variety of productivity enhancing computer software packages, specifically: Corel WordPerfect, Internet Explorer, Jasc Paint Shop Pro 8, Access, Excel, Office, Outlook Express, PowerPoint, Word, Netscape Navigator, SAS, and SPSS. I have strong Internet research skills. I remain abreast of current trends within my industry and have held memberships in various professional associations, including: Member of The Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology, Member of The Southeastern Psychological Association, State Student Representative for The North Carolina Industrial/Organizational Psychologists, and Member of Psi Chi.


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