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    Stuart Smith,

    Promostaff, West Midlands

    I was dubious about paying the fee to join SFS, but one morning- 2.00am to be precise, I decided to take the plunge and subscribe. By 10.00am I received my first call from an agency offering me work. I have been a member ... read more.

  • Jo Mussett,

    The Blue Water Agency Ltd

    I can say that it is a fast, efficient and effective way of recruiting staff and have had great success. I will use it again in the future if we ever get 'stuck for staff' again.

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Experience Summary

Experienced in sales/marketing/auditing/mystery shopping, and all round ability to check out potential customers. Interests: Travel, people, reading, and motoring. Particularly proud of gaining some high profile accounts in totally different fields, during my sales time, and more importantly, keeping them View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

I am very experienced in what your Clients are looking for, not just in and out, as I see so many staff doing. Clients aren't stupid, they want a return for thier money.

Skills

Other Skills

Careful, (easy study,) mostly, diligent, and disciplined. I was on the road as a Salesman/Manager for 30 years, and know it is critical to bone up on job before climbing into car.

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Extra Information

  • Auditing

    I have worked for CPM & FSS in doing store audits.

  • Demonstration

    Lots of demonstrating for HP and Olympus. Mainly in PC World, and John Lewis

  • Event Management

    9 Months for Makro supervising a team of 23 salespeople handling ''special offers''. Random calls 3 days a week checking on attendance and results, complete with photographs of staff dress, and appearance.

  • In-store / Store approved

    Yes, approved by Sainsburys, and John Lewis, plus have Hygiene certificates.

  • Merchandising

    5 years in every major Supermarket, plus DIY and garages. More jobs tahn I can count.

  • Mystery Shopping

    Lots of work in Dept stores, Bakeries, Mens clothing,(Crew) and bst of all 2 years for Diageo, calling on Pubs and Clubs.

  • Presenting

    Mainly HP and Olympus training new staff.

  • Sales

    30 years on the road, mainly business to buiness. Lots of Catalogue work also.

  • Technology

    Microsoft demo's on XP.

  • Van Sales

    Coca Cola, HP, Cadbury, Mars, and C&N.

  • Car Driving License

    3 points I'm afraid.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Been using PC's for 12 years, but I am no Bill Gates.

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    Yes. In good helth.

  • Own Transport

    Yes, and insured for business activities.

  • Public Speaking

    Yes, did a lot with HP, and Faber-Castell.

  • Qualifications

    Dozens of courses mainly in sales/marketing over the years.

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