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Penelope Perry
Wilmington , NC 28403
Professional Summary
Accomplished and energetic employee with a solid history of achievement in all of my work. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Track record of achieving exceptional results in my education and my work life. Maintained a cumulative GPA of a 3.6 or higher while working part time in my educational career at UNCW. Made the Deans List every semester while at UNCW and a member of three separate academic honor societies, including one for history. 
  • Time Management
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • History
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
Cafe Server May 2013Present Barnes and Noble Wilmington , NC
  • Serve food, beverages, or desserts to customers in such settings as take-out counters of restaurants or lunchrooms, business or industrial establishments, hotel rooms, and cars.
  • Perform cleaning duties such as sweeping, mopping, and washing dishes, to keep equipment and facilities sanitary.
  • Brew coffee and tea, and fill containers with requested beverages.
Barista Sep 2011Dec 2012 Starbucks Cary , NC
  • Check temperatures of freezers, refrigerators, or heating equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Clean or sanitize work areas, utensils, or equipment.
  • Describe menu items to customers or suggest products that might appeal to them.
  • Prepare or serve hot or cold beverages, such as coffee, espresso drinks, blended coffees, or teas.
  • Provide customers with product details, such as coffee blend or preparation descriptions.
  • Receive and process customer payments.
  • Serve prepared foods, such as muffins, biscotti, or bagels.
  • Set up or restock product displays.
  • Stock customer service stations with paper products or beverage preparation items.
  • Take customer orders and convey them to other employees for preparation.
  • Weigh, grind, or pack coffee beans for customers.
  • Take out garbage.
  • Wrap, label, or date food items for sale.
Volunteer Teacher Assistant Oct 2011Jun 2012 Cary Dance Productions: Volunteer Cary, NC Helped instruct young girls between the ages of 6-8 in dance. 
Teach girls between the ages of 6-8 different steps in conjunction with songs.
Substituted for the class if the teacher was unable to lead class.
Work at the end of the year recital, help backstage with managing time, changing costumes, applying make-up, and fixing hair.
Waitress Jan 2011Sep 2011 Chilis Cary, NC
  • Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems.
  • Collect payments from customers.
  • Write patrons' food orders on order slips, memorize orders, or enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staff.
  • Take orders from patrons for food or beverages.
  • Check patrons' identification to ensure that they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Present menus to patrons and answer questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request.
  • Clean tables or counters after patrons have finished dining.
  • Roll silverware, set up food stations or set up dining areas to prepare for the next shift or for large parties.
  • Explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods.
  • Stock service areas with supplies such as coffee, food, tableware, and linens.
  • Remove dishes and glasses from tables or counters, take them to kitchen for cleaning.
  • Perform cleaning duties, such as sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet, tidying up server station, taking out trash, or checking and cleaning bathroom.
  • Fill salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiment, and napkin containers.
Sales Associate Oct 2010Jan 2011 Bath and Body Works Cary, NC
  • Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.
  • Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers.
  • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
  • Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
  • Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations.
  • Ticket, arrange and display merchandise to promote sales.
  • Exchange merchandise for customers and accept returns.
  • Clean shelves, counters, and tables.
Bachelor of Arts: History Dec 2015 University of North Carolina Wilmington Wilmington , NC
Associate of Arts: History Jul 2012 Wake Technical Community College Raleigh, NC
High School Diploma Jun 2009 Homestead High School Cupertino, CA
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Previous Companies:

  • Barnes and Noble
  • Starbucks
  • Cary Dance Productions Volunteer

Previous Job Positions:

  • Cafe Server
  • Barista
  • Volunteer Teacher Assistant
  • Waitress
  • Sales Associate


  • University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • Wake Technical Community College
  • Homestead High School

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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