Quality vs Quantity

Friday, March 8, 2013

Hello people, that it's Friday means nothing to me because I have a full day of work tomorrow but happy Friday if you're not working this weekend!  It's time to post the best summaries from CV's I have received this week.  This week, a highly qualified PA and a Fashion Designer/Stylist are looking for jobs.  If you are an employer seeking one of these people and want to be connected to them, send me an email missmillib@gmail.com and if you are looking for a job and want to be connected to potential employers, you can also send me an email and I'll see what I can do.

CV 1: Seeking employment in any industry

For the past 9 years, this 39 year old woman has worked as a Personal Assistant and Receptionist at various Organisations including Oprah Magazine, Palace Architects and TK Management Solutions where her key responsabilities included Administration Secretarial work as well as any related duties as and when assigned by Senior Managers.  She speaks, reads and writes in English, French, Swahili and Zulu and has a code B Drivers Licence.  She is from The Democratic Republic of Congo but has permanent residency in South Africa. 


2010             Gold Executive Secretarial Diploma, Birnam College
2011             A pending Industrial Engineering qualification at Wits Technikon

Additional Training

Full Microsoft Office package, database management systems, accounting, multimedia, utility software, internet, Microsoft Office Project.  

Proficient in the following:
·      Providing Secretarial duties to Manager
·      Diary Management
·      Screening Calls
·      Prepare and Compile Report as required
·      Customer Care
·      Understanding advisors' field and working with them accordingly
·      Attending meetings, recording minutes and distributing accordingly
·      Preparing and/or editing internal and external letters
·      Translating documents French/English All Admin related duties
·      Office Management
·      All Admin related duties
·      Stress Management
·      Completing Essays and Media Releases as and when necessary
·      Presenting Advert as and when required
·      Conducting Interviews
·      Event Management
·      Practice of the Public Relations Institute of South Africa
·      Planning a PR(Dotmabe) System
·      Understand and Implement requirements as per SWOT Analysis
CV 2: Seeking employment in the Fashion Industry

A 25 year old fashion designer and stylist is looking for work experience as an assistant and stylist or any kind of work that will help her gain further experience in the fashion industry.  Here is a summary of her CV


2010       Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts - Short courses in: 
               Deconstructing Fashion
               Pattern Making: Experimental and Explorative Approaches
               Dyeing for Fashion and Textiles
               Made to measure Women's wear

2006-08 Diploma in Fashion Design, LISOF - Pattern cutting and Garment Construction 

Additional Studies

Design Theory, Computer Design, Trend Forecasting, Communication and Research Methodology

Work Experience

2009                Part time manager, Chimera Boutique, Johannesburg
2010                Sales Assistnat, All Saints Regent Street, London

Since 2011      Rayne Women's Wear Label, Owner and Fashion Designer supplying The Showroom 
                        and Style Click. The label has been featured in various publications including Voila, 
                        Marie Claire, City Press and Gashette. 

Since 2009     Freelance Styling for various photographers including Steve Marais, JP Hannekom, 
                       Olivia Mortimer, Justin Mcgee and Adam McConnachi
                       Assistant stylist to Suzaan Heyns for commercial advertising
                       Assistant stylist to David Hutt for South African Music Awards
                       Stylist for The Frown Music Videos: The Dark Art and 727 
2012               Image Consulting - Personal styling for private clients incl Toya de Lazy
                       Designing and Producing bespoke pieces for private clients

That's it for this week folks, quality more than quantity! Please contact me if you are interested in contacting either of these two women. Happy International Women's Day. 


Juan Fernández said...

Me encanta esta labor en tu blog, me imagino como te lo agradecerán. Es genial. Gracias por compartir churrisima. Hoy quiero demostrarte mi afecto y desearte un lindo día con estas flores, Todos los besos hoy son para ti.

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