HandyHelper

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HandyHelper

  • Profile description
  • Experienced Customer Service Representative with a demonstrated history of working in the wholesale industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Computer Repair, Social Media Management, Sales, Organizational Leadership, and Management. Strong collaborative and tenacious professional.

    Researched for a year, evaluated my savings, sold all my belongings back home and moved to Chiang Mai. Originally thought to teach English online, earned my TEFL, after a week, decided I would try something else. Using the rest of my time to discover a niche and launch my own online business. Initially I thought about drop shipping. However I am moving more towards utilizing my technical skills instead. Careers such as web development ReactJS, Python data scientist, copy writing (website improvement, not articles and products), or niche service such as logo design. Open to suggestions and stories of past experiences. Whatever my journey in life and whatever knowledge it brings me, wherever I end up, I'll be loving and smiling the entire time

    Love bicycling, let's hit the road, climb a mountain, blaze a trail. Before arriving in Chiang Mai I moved from Los Angeles, CA, to Portland, OR. Early in life, I started a break/fix computer repair business at the age of 15. Have been financially independent since 16. '"Fired all of my clients" at 23, to try my hand at Quality Assurance. Started fresh into the welding wire industry with a company that catered to the aerospace companies in Los Angeles, and around the country. Learned a great deal in 5 years there. Took a mini sabbatical for 2 months, spent time with my family. Sold all of my belongings, then jumped into a jet plane with only a carry-on bag to Portland. Land of lovely people, trees, kindness and gorgeous-long lasting-sun scapes well into 930pm. Infinite gratitude to be there. Got a fantastic Sales job and established residency. Planned to be there for 6 months and stayed for 7. Flew into LA to. visit my family before flying directly to CNX Oct 2019. Aim is to travel and explore the world for the next 5+ years.
  • Profile details
  • Account type: individual
  • Nationality:USA
  • Age:29
  • Skills: Below is a list of the majority of my work experience. What is not listed is the party planning, management & promotion I did for multiple companies from 2007-2016.

    Batteries Plus Bulbs
    Inside Sales Associate
    Full-time
    Dates Employed Mar 2019 – Oct 2019
    Employment Duration 8 mos
    Location Portland, Oregon

    Customer Service Representative, Product Knowledge, Point of Sale, RMS (ProSource), CounterPoint, Device Repair Technician (Apple, Samsung devices), Tech Builds, Store inventory, Uphold and maintain store’s organization, Cashier, Customer Pricing, Shipping/Receiving, Material Pick/Pulling, Incoming Material Inspection, Work Orders, Sales Orders, Invoicing, Order Tracking, Lift loads in excess of 70 lbs, Fax/Scan, Follow up with customers


    CircleYArt
    Social Media Manager & Marketer
    Dates Employed June 2018 – Sept 2018

    Brand & market a local artist’s artworks on social media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter). Spent 3 months building an Instagram account from scratch using their old artwork: properly edited, tagged, and branded. Gained 1k followers within that timeframe, 80% organic, new followers.



    The Welding Warehouse, Inc.
    Quality Manager / CSR
    Dates Employed Aug 2013 – Dec 2018
    Employment Duration 5 yrs 5 mos
    Location Commerce, CA 90040

    Inside Sales, Customer Service Representative, ERP (Sage/Peachtree), Uphold and Maintain ISO 9001:2015 Compliance, Supply Chain Management, Customer Pricing, Purchasing, Forklift, Shipping, Receiving, Export (Small Parcel, LTL), Packaging, Material Pick/Pulling, Work Orders, Sales Orders, invoicing, Order Tracking, Domain/Workstation Support, Website Management, Social Media Manager, VoIP Manager, Accounts Receivable, A/R Collections, Lift loads in excess of 70 lbs, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Fax, Scan, Internal Audits, Measuring and Monitoring, Statistical Sampling, Actual Chemical Analysis, Certified Material Test Reports, Quality Assurance, Incoming Material Inspection …



    Elite Tech Repair & Remote Support
    Owner
    Dates Employed Apr 2003 – Aug 2013
    Employment Duration 10 yrs 5 mos
    Location Southern California

    Break/Fix, System Diagnostics, Hardware Installation, Security Implementation/Audits, Virus/Malware Removal, Protection & Prevention, Remote Support, Data Imaging, Migration, Restoration, Website Management, Graphic Design, Software Installation and Training, MS Word, Excel, OneNote, Photoshop


    Inkspot Printing
    Machine Operator
    Dates Employed Mar 2012 – Jun 2012
    Employment Duration 4 mos
    Location Monrovia, CA

    Folding Machine Operator, Forklift Operator, Delivery Driver, Equipment Inspection & Repairs, Customer Service, Sales, Lift loads in excess of 50 lbs


    BREW BAKERS
    Dates Employed Mar 2010 – Aug 2011
    Employment Duration 1 yr 6 mos
    Location Huntington Beach, CA

    Bartend (Beer only), Customer Service, POS System, Cashier, Resolve Customer Complaints, Up-Sell Products and Services, Greet Customers with a Smile and Pleasant Attitude, Cook Pizza, Brew Beer, Maintain Cleanliness of Store, Fill & Cap Beer Bottles for Retail, Sanitation, Inventory & Warehousing, Lift loads in excess of 80 lbs



    Oggis Pizza and Brewery Co
    Buser/Host
    Dates Employed Aug 2008 – Nov 2009
    Employment Duration 1 yr 4 mos
    Location Huntington Beach, CA

    Greet customers with a smile and pleasant attitude, Prepares dining room for patrons by cleaning and clothing tables; setting decorations, condiments, candles, napkins, service plates, and utensils. Protects establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation and safety policies.


    Togo's
    Sandwich Maker
    Part-time
    Dates Employed Jun 2007 – Dec 2007
    Employment Duration 7 mos
    Location Huntington Beach, CA

    Assemble menu item & custom, made-to-order sandwiches, Prep vegetables, Scoop ice cream, Greet customers with a smile and pleasant attitude, Maintain clean and orderly checkout, food & kitchen area, Clean up tables after guests are finished with their meals, Sweep, Mop, Dishes


    TWAcomm.Com, Inc.
    Data Entry Specialist
    Dates Employed Jun 2006 – Dec 2006
    Employment Duration 7 mos
    Location Huntington Beach, CA

    Compare data from source documents to website, Compile, sort and verify accuracy of data, Locate and correct data entry errors, Examine documents for completeness, Maintain records, reports, image files, Scanner, Fax, Email, MS Office Suite, Website Management



    Target
    Cashier
    Dates Employed Nov 2005 – Mar 2006
    Employment Duration 5 mos
    Location Huntington Beach, CA

    Customer Service, Receive and Disburse Money, POS System, Answer Customers’ questions, Greet customers with a smile and pleasant attitude, Maintain Clean and Orderly checkout area, Process Merchandise Returns and Exchanges, Resolve Customer Complaints, Up-sell Products and Services, Monitor Guests for attempts of Theft and/or Vandalism
  • Task Willing to do: Art project
    Building
    Cooking / Shopping
    Farmstay
    Gardening
    General maintenance
    Help in the house
    Help with computers / internet
    Help with eco project
    Helping with tourists
    Language practice
    Teaching
    Other
  • Languages: English, some Spanish
  • Planned travelling dates: 2019-10-08 to 2024-01-31
  • Countries planning on travelling to: Chiang Mai, Thailand - Oct/2019 - Dec/2019
    Pai, Thailand - Dec/2019 - Jan/2020
    Hanoi, Vietnam - Jan/2020 - March/2020
    Playa del Carmen, Mexico - March/2020 - Sept/2020
    Sept/2020 onwards, TBD

    May stay in Pai longer if I enjoy it as much as everyone suggests :)
  • Dietary Requirements:Meat & Veggies, otherwise fairly open.
  • Driver License:Thai Car and Motorcycle licenses, Oregon, USA Drivers License, International Drivers Permit
  • Allergies:None