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Manager Store

La Moille, IL
November 28, 2018

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Matthew Reynolds

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Princeton, Illinois 61356



Secure a position where I can use my management degree and accompanying skills to contribute to an organization


Eastern Illinois University: Charleston, Illinois

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major: Management May 2012

Danville Area Community College: Danville, Illinois

Associates in Science and Arts, May 2010


Dunham's Athleisure Corporation Peru, Illinois Key Team Manager

February 2018-present

Second in command in the store. Work closely with the manager to get the daily activities of the store complete. Unload and process trucks with a pallet jack and dolly. In charge of pricing and merchandising new product on the floor constantly. I am in charge of making sure that our rewards program numbers are hit consistently. Key holder, and counted on to close the store with a cleanliness and readiness for opening the next day. In charge of pulling register drawers and balancing the money every morning and night.

Sears Holdings Company Peru, Illinois Hardlines Supervisor

September 2016-October 2017

Was promoted back to a familiar position when the company created it. I was in charge of tools, mattresses, fitness, lawn and garden, appliances, and floor care. Made weekly schedules for those departments. Performed all of the duties of a manager

Sears Holdings Company Peru, Illinois Appliance Sales

February 2016-September 2016

Learned how to sell appliances on the go. Learned the nuances and ways to sell. Learned how to communicate with people. My pay was commission-based, so I learned how to sell in a very competitive environment. Became the best salesman in the department in the matter of a few months.

Sears Holdings Company Peru, Illinois Pricing and Merchandising Lead May, 2014-February 2016

I led the pricing and merchandising team, but that does not give the full story of the job. I am a key carrier in the store, I open and close by myself. I do everything that salaried managers do, except with hourly wage. I Ran the store with only 2 other managers for 3 months. Upon getting a new store manager, I was quickly promoted to the hardlines lead from softlines. I have extensive knowledge of pricing and merchandising. I have extensive knowledge of registers and their inner workings. I am manager on duty all the time, and fix issues when they arise. I also deal with customer complaints. Extensive knowledge in all store operations, while also making schedules, and approving transactions. I handle the safe and money as well as call offs. Experience in everything a store manager would do or have to know.

G4S Secure Solutions Princeton, Illinois Flex Officer

June 16, 2013-April, 2014

Traveled to various different G4S guard locations. Learn new jobs on the fly. Keep constant communication with my supervisor. Motorized patrols. Access control. A lot of swing shift work.

Global Pavement Consultants Fithian, Illinois Crew Chief August 8 2013-September 14, 2013 (Shreveport, Louisiana)

August 23, 1017-October 1, 2017 (Kellog, Idaho)

Supervised a crew of 6 workers on a construction project. Managed people by delegating jobs, came up with efficient ways to complete tasks, learned new functions of the job on the fly, fixed issues on the fly, and coordinated with the boss. Worked with a MIT scanner on the interstate to scan the bars beneath the concrete. Ran the machine, and collected the data. Made sure to send the data off to the analyst in a proper amount of time. Worked with heavy equipment, cones, did some traffic work.

G4S Secure Solutions Oakwood, Illinois Security Supervisor

November 10, 2012-June 15, 2013

Set up weekly schedules for all employees at the post

Communicate with the G4S headquarters on a daily basis

Make sure the employees are performing their daily tasks to the best of their abilities

Hire and train new employees on every aspect of the job

Conduct interviews for possible new hires, I have performed 5

Motorized patrol, entrance protection, and write reports

Promoted to supervisor within 5 months of doing the job


OHS soccer captain all 4 years

Volunteer head soccer coach for Danville Park District, August 2009

Dean’s List Spring Semester, Danville Area Community College, 2010

Peace Meal at Eastern Illinois University, August 2010

EIU Charity Can Sculpture Contest, February 2012

Related Skills

Proficient use in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Project

Took a class working predominantly with Microsoft Access at Eastern Illinois University

Enjoy problem-solving, with exceptional skills in this area.

I have knowledge in house insulation.

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