General Meeting for Tuesday, February 5, 2013

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Resume Workshop

Tue, 02/05/2013 - 9:30am - 11:30am
Gerber Road One-Stop

David Babayco

Chair, Resume Committee
Sacramento Professional Network

Gary Merkel

Resume Committee
Sacramento Professional Network
David Babayco & Gary Merkel, co-chairs of our Resume Committee, will conduct a Resume Workshop.
Bring in your resume to have it critiqued, and your questions regarding how to handle specific situations.

You will get:
  • Expert advice regarding how to write an effective resume that represents your skills and aptitudes in the best possible light
  • Discussion of how to handle specific difficult situations in a resume
  • Positive constructive criticism on how to improve your resume (if you allow us to review and critique it)

Biography - David Babayco
David Babayco has been a vital part of the resume committee and has participated in numerous area job fairs as a resume reviewer. His empathy and professional demeanor is so appreciated in this competitive job market. David's compassion for others comes across as he works with each job fair attendee and gives them his undivided attention. David's pleasant personality and caring attitude make him a valuable employee, whether he is in the classroom, in the conference room or at a job fair.

David is a Customer Service professional with over ten years of experience in paint sales, delivering high-quality customer service in retail and business environments. David has expert level knowledge of products combined with effective communications and strong interpersonal skills. He is dedicated, and able to empathetically respond to customer needs. He thrives in teamwork oriented environments.

Biography - Gary Merkel
Gary has several years experience implementing computerized business solutions, customer training and support, product testing and enhancement, and writing documentation. He has a proven ability to adapt to a variety of platforms, environments, and customer skill levels and temperaments. He was project lead for multiple implementations for Wonder Bread and CHW North. and clients such as Bank of America, Cal Gas, State of California, Army Depot, Independent Grocers, VSP, Kaiser, Sutter Health, UCD Med Center, several restaurant chains and more than 100 automotive dealers.

Gary has critiqued resumes for members of the Sacramento Professional Network, and for visitors to many local job fairs as a member and/or chair of our Resume Committee. He has also lead resume workshops at previous General Meetings. Gary was responsible for conducting resume workshops for the South County Career 'One Stop'.

Special Instructions for New Members

In addition to registering your membership in our organization, new members must register with the Sacramento Works One-Stop Career Center. Therefore, the first time you attend a meeting at the center, come early and bring your social security card and identification. You can begin the registration process online before you arrive by visiting and clicking the REGISTER button.

South County One-Stop Career Center
8401 Gerber Road
Sacramento, CA 95828

Tel: (916) 525-4717

Parking at the center can be difficult because the center is well-used. The image at right indicates the areas around the center where you can park.