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What I learned

Offering the service to with different clients everyday being able to offer the satisfying service even if they come with different behavior. I learned to bounce back immediately after every clients to be able to accommodate the next clients , to me it's a great achievement as I believe that happy clients affect the company's profit positively.

Pros: Being an assets to the company by valuing it's clients can lead to promotion if opportunities arises
Cons: How to deal with people's different behavior

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Fast learner. Able to work under pressure.

Hard worker. Fast learner. Ability to work under pressure. Worked at Absa bank as a call center agent for credit card division as a shift worker. Work at Brits magistrates court. Admin department. .

Pros: It will be a great opportunity for me to work with this company
Cons: Able to work long working hours

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Learnt to work under pressure

#I had. to resolve 17 IT related incidents on average per day, within SLA. #learnt to analyse issues and come up with resolutions. #learnt to troubleshoot and resolve hardware, software problems remotely. #escalating incidents to appropriate teams.

Pros: Great environment for being systems analyst
Cons: It was more quantity than quality of incidents resolved

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New challenges in a different industry

Daily duties includes credit assessments and structuring of deals. Relationship with sales personnel essential. There are other stakeholders involved in post fulfillment who are imoortant. Different deals from different sectors and industries challenging and enjoyable from tge satisfaction obtained from value added.

Pros: Exposure to sharing value from experience gained over the years
Cons: Adapting to new ways of doing job

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Excellent learning curve

I am a well-motivated and energetic individual who possesses good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively on all levels within an organization. Can participate effectively into teamwork and use my own initiative when required. I am also a flexible individual who enjoys the challenges of meeting deadlines and targets. An inspired individual who is well focus, determined and believes in hard work. A fresh young mind ready to absorb effective learning and to be taught.

Pros: great opportunity
Cons: working on holidays

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Excellent leadership skills

Dear Manager, I am writing to apply for the position of Administrative Assistant, as advertised on Indeed. I was excited to see the job opening due to my five years of experience in the field. I was as a Personal Assistant for two years to the Operations manager for the legal department (Law-On-Call) at FNB legal department before taking a position as an ATMs Administrative Clerk at Absa with three years’ experience. In addition to my Administrative Clerk skills, I have strong customer service and excellent communication skills. At my last job, as a Help Desk Customer Service Consultant at FNB Merchant Services, I was troubleshooting FNB terminals/ speedpoints and log technical queries with Gijima. I have attached my resume for your review. I look forward to hearing from you about this exciting opportunity. You can contact me by e-mail at lkmalebogo15@gmail.com or through my cell phone at 076-989-8001. Sincerely, Lerato Applicant

Pros: Opportunity for growth
Cons: Working extra hours if necessary

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Good learning curve

I've learnt do work with very different people, from various backgrounds. I've learnt to handle upset and irate clients on a daily basis, as well as working under immense pressure. I've learnt to understand and accept each challenge as it comes. We work very well in teams and get along extremely well within the department and have built good working relationships. I've built good client relationships and work daily to maintain them.

Pros: Growth and very good learning curve
Cons: High work volumes

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Experienced and Effective Sales & Marketing Leader

An executive leader with diverse knowledge, experience with a track record of motivating teams and business turnarounds. I m an empowering strategic leader who loves to set a clear direction, empower teams to take accountability for their delivery. I lead, support and teach as much as I learn from my team and take pride in creating an enjoyable high performance culture

Pros: Great opportunity add value
Cons: Like any change of environment there’s always axiety

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I am, dynamic, energetic, assertive, passionate, enthusiastic and inquisitive and self starter, who is committed to my work and focuses on the tasks and responsibilities at hand, over and above the normal day to day tasks. My 18 years experience in banking and in particular 16 years in Absa stretches across the following competences: working with people, managing stakeholder relations, networking, presenting/training and meeting customer expectations and leading team.

Pros: Growth and Development
Cons: Retrench

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Excellent experience

15 years retail experience. Started from the bottom as a teller and grew within the ranks until promoted to branch manager level. Well experience in the customer service field and always putting the customer at the center of everything you do.

Pros: Lots of opportunity
Cons: Sales pressure

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