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JoAnne E. Kaiman Administrative and Receptionist Specialist

Location:
IRVINE, CA, 92603
Salary:
flexable
Posted:
September 26, 2008

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JoAnne Elizabeth Kaiman

**** ***** *****

Irvine, California 92603

949-***-**** Home 858-***-**** Cell

Email: **********@*****.***

Administrative and Receptionist Specialist with highly developed interpersonal, investigative, and organizational skills lent from challenging, multi-tasked positions in legal, sales/marketing, retail and medical service organizations. Analytical thinker with an extensive knowledge of legal terms and concepts gained through formal education and seven (7) years of recent employment in an immigration law office. Reliable, flexible, loyal, highly dedicated, detail-oriented, and customer-focused; a Team-supporter who has consistently worked effectively with individuals in diverse working environments. . Seeking progressive responsibility in a stable, well-respected, and people-oriented concern

SKILLS

Word Perfect, Corel, Director 8, Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Case Tracking System (CTS) software

Data Entry (alpha), Data Entry (numeric), PBX multi-line phone system, Faxing, Typing, Copying , Processing US mail and other express mail services , Filing, Travel Arrangements, Scan Documents

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

THE LAW OFFICES OF PATRICIA HENDRICKSON & ASSOC., Huntington Beach, CA

9/2007 thru 12/2007 (lay-off due to economic downturn)

Receptionist ~

Provided administrative support to a family law office serving extensive public clientele throughout the Orange County area.

Handled highly sensitive and confidential phone calls and documents.

managed a PBX multi-line phone system and directed calls, clients and resources for a team of three (3) attorneys and five (5) support staff.

OPTIMER PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., San Diego, CA

7/2007 thru 8/2007 (husband relocated to Irvine to work for GE)

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant ~

Provided administrative support to a pharmaceutical office serving extensive corporate and public organization clientele throughout the San Diego area.

Received all visitors at corporate headquarters.

Managed a PBX multi-line phone system and routed customized messages per individual requests.

Distributed mail, faxes and other correspondences for all corporate staff members

Maintained office copy equipment and managed vendors.

AJILON ACCOUNTING FINANCE STAFFING SPECIALIST, Minneapolis, MN

2/2007 thru 3/2007 (husband relocated to California)

Receptionist ~

Provided administrative support to a Packing & Display Box Company serving extensive corporate and public organization clientele throughout the Minneapolis Metropolitan area.

Received all visitors at corporate headquarters

Managed a PBX multi-line phone system and routed customized messages per individual requests.

Distributed mail, faxes and other business documents for all corporate staff members.

Maintained office copy equipment and managed vendor relationships.

LAW OFFICES OF AMARNATH GOWDA, Farmington Hills, MI

8/2000 thru 1/2006 (6 years of progressive responsibility)

Senior Receptionist/Legal Secretary ~

provided administrative support to a highly respected tier-one immigration law office serving extensive corporate and public organization clientele throughout the Detroit Metropolitan area.

Managed a PBX multi-line phone system and directed calls, clients and resources for a team of six (6) attorneys and fourteen (14) legal support staff.

Scheduled appointments, prepared immigration forms, and coordinated all case tracking for the lead attorney and the client accounts manager.

Trusted with highly-sensitive communications and documents.

HOBBIE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, Allentown, PA

12/1999 thru 5/2000 (relocated back to Michigan)

Administrative Assistant ~

Provided clerical and data-entry assistance to extensive list of local sales and manufacturing clients.

Scheduled appointments and coordinated office mailings for key management personnel in each client setting.

EDUCATION

MADONNA UNIVERSITY, Livonia, MI

Criminal Justice /Private Investigations Certification, Pending

Criminal Justice Association Member

OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Farmington Hills, MI

Associate’s Degree/ Pending in Early Childhood & Childhood Development, 1991

JOHN GLENN HIGH SCHOOL, Westland, MI

College Preparatory, Graduated 1984

WILLIAM D. FORD VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL CENTER, Westland, MI

Vocational Certificate in Child Care Development, Graduated 1984

LANDMARK EDUCATION CENTER (HUMAN POTENTIAL TRAINING), Livonia, MI

Basic Forum (1996-1997) ~ Advanced Course (1996-1997) ~ Self-Expression Leadership Program (1998)



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