Experience

December 2003 to Present

Koohrya (Self-Employed)

Courier Business started from scratch, covering an area from Tweed Heads to Kippa-Ring in the North and from Capalaba in the East to Ipswich in the West Currently covering about 2000Km per week.

Skills

  • Self-motivated
  • Self-starting
  • Sales
  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Company Accounts
  • Quotes
  • Record keeping
  • Customer focused service
  • Positive attitude towards both the task at hand as well as customer requirements
  • Ensuring the safety of Motor vehicle
  • Varying working hours and conditions

1999 to 2003

Curtec Mobile Computer Repairs (Self-Employed)

Established small business with a focus on in-home repairs and maintenance for home computer users. Through this experience I have developed an ability to communicate complicated Hardware and Software language to novice users .

Skills

  • Self-motivated
  • Self-starting
  • Sales
  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Company Accounts
  • Quotes
  • Liaise with suppliers
  • Record keeping
  • Troubleshooting
  • Installation and configuration of hardware on the LAN and clients machines
  • Installation and configuration of software
  • Network support and administration
  • Customer phone support/After sales support
  • Customer confidentiality
  • Repair systems on site
  • Data backup and recovery
  • Tuition in a variety of software packages
  • Customer focused service – in-home
  • Positive attitude towards both the task at hand as well as customer requirements
  • Varying working hours and conditions

1995 to 1999

Couchy Couchy and Co Lawn Care (Self-Employed)

Couchy Couchy & Co was a small lawn mowing business that I established on the Gold Coast which serviced a broad range of clients. I ceased trading so as to purser a career change to the field of IT.

Skills

  • Self-motivated
  • Self-starting
  • Business development
  • Marketing and advertising business
  • Customer service
  • Quotes
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Business accounts
  • Record keeping
  • Ensuring safe operation of machinery
  • Varying working hours and conditions