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Discussion in 'Employment & Jobs' started by tas121, Sep 30, 2007.

  1. tas121

    tas121 Nibble Poster

    hello people take a look at my cv any advice would be good

    Personal profile
    A versatile reliable hard working I.T literate individual who is working towards Microsoft certified accreditations. Willing to learn new skills to get technically better,able to work on own initiative or as part of a team. Good communication skills always putting the customers needs first, can meet deadllines on time always puts the full effort to get the job finished. Excellent range of I.T skills and familiar with a range of I.T packages. Strengths are diagnosing the problem and finding a solution to fixing it,providing support and helping customers to meet their demands. Enjoys the challenge and achievement of solving IT problems. Has experience with all operating systems within the microsoft windows environment and is enthusiastic about the troubleshooting aspect of I.T work.

    Key Skills
    Solving problems
    Working to deadlines
    Handling complaints
    Communicating with customers
    Gets the job done to the best of ability

    I.T skills
    Install and configure 95, 98 and XP platforms
    Troubleshooting printer problems
    Set up and troubleshoot networks
    Fault finding either hardware or software

    Education and training

    Broadway school from september 1999 to july 2004
    Gcse English Grade C
    Gcse I.T Grade C
    Gcse Maths Grade D
    Gcse Science Grade D

    Currently studying for the MCSA qualification with Advent Computer Training december 2006 - present

    Comptia A+ certified

    Matthew Boulton College from september 2005 to july 2006
    Level 2 system support passed

    City College from september 2004 to july 2005
    Level 2 software development passed

    I have attended workshops at Advent Computer Training where i worked on troubleshooting desktop computers,installing computer software and hardware and also networking computers together. I also gained hands on experience by fixing computer components and parts on to the motherboard.

    Hobbies and interests
    My hobbies are learning new skills about computers,surfing the net playing football and socialising. My interests are computers and the latest technologies. I also like to go to the gym and also like to play snooker. I like reading mainly science fiction and facts.

    Driving license: Full clean driving license available

    References: Available upon request
    WIP: A+,mcp.mcdst,mcsa
  2. wizard

    wizard Petabyte Poster

    I'd get rid of the grades on your CV.

    That's the first thing I was told, just put that you passed your GCSE's.
    Certifications: SIA DS Licence
    WIP: A+ 2009
  3. tripwire45
    Honorary Member

    tripwire45 Zettabyte Poster

    Certifications: A+ and Network+
  4. onoski

    onoski Terabyte Poster

    You might want to also consider using bullet points on your CV and also reduce the profile comment. I strongly believe with a CV as yours you can start searching for 1st line helpdesk or call logging roles. Best wishes and lets know how you get on.
    Certifications: MCSE: 2003, MCSA: 2003 Messaging, MCP, HNC BIT, ITIL Fdn V3, SDI Fdn, VCP 4 & VCP 5
    WIP: MCTS:70-236, PowerShell
  5. tas121

    tas121 Nibble Poster

    how many lines do you think i should have for my personal profile? some people iv spoken to say about 5 lines and some say more??
    WIP: A+,mcp.mcdst,mcsa

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