When you are working in a position where you have to do more than one thing, your skills are what makes things easy for you – and the employer. Your skills decide how well you can multitask. Employers like hiring people who have a diverse set of skills as they can get more value out of them. So if you have more than one special skill, you may be a prospective employer’s new best friend!
There is something magical that happens when a prospective employer looks at a resume that hosts a special skills section. An employer is automatically drawn to such a person. And the fact that you are a skilled individual provides the employer with information that you will bring him results. And the end of such a union will be a big bang – the interview call!
Who wouldn’t want to make things easy as far as employment is concerned? If you want to make an impression, make sure that you add a skills section to your resume. You cannot hope to win interviews if you do not give the employer almost all that he is seeking. How do you write skills statements on your resume for maximum effect? This is how:
• Hands-on experience in manning the service counter by ensuring that all customers’ orders are taken and processed in an accurate and time-efficient manner.
• Highly experienced in counting cash counter money at the beginning and end of each shift, in accordance to established protocols.
• Deeply familiar with taking orders on counters and drive-through windows, processing cash and credit card payments and tendering change.
• Unmatched ability to handle cash register discrepancies according to set rules for divergence management.
• Strong ability to handle supplies inventory to ensure a consistent supply and availability of napkins, condiments and food packaging.
• Proven time management skills, aimed at expediting customers’ orders in a bid to keep customer satisfaction intact.
• Exceptionally well-versed in performing complicated calculations in a bid to keep the cash register balanced.
• Proficient in working and servicing popular POS systems, built specifically for the hospitality industry.
• Adept at ensuring the general cleanliness and sanitization of counters and cash systems, in accordance to the restaurant’s policies.
• Effectively able to create and maintain effective liaison with customers in a bid to make them feel welcome, and ensure repeat business.
• Qualified to handle stocking duties and creating and maintaining relationships with vendors and suppliers to ensure timely and accurate supply of restaurant goods and equipment.