Laurin - Receptionist - Parksville, BC, Canada

Karen Laurin

Parksville, BC, Canada




Karen Laurin
5399 Island Hwy W
Qualicum Beach BC V9K 2E8
Tel: 250.436.1974

March 16, 2014

Re: Application for Aministration

Dear Sir/Madame;

I am writing to express my keen interest in working with your company. As an enthusiastic individual with exceptional secretarial skills and strong commitment to work, I am convinced that I am the right candidate.

I have had the opportunity to understand what the position requires. My keen research skills have always been an attribute, and will assist me immensely in preparing documents and maintaining filing systems in accordance to office procedures.

I am proficient in Word processing and MS Office and have past experience in an office environment in a senior position. Furthermore, I possess a good command of written and verbal communication skills and maintain the essential attention to detail.

I am excited for the possibility to acquire a position within your company. I strive for efficiency and will utilize my strengths and attributes to make significant contribution. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss a position and look forward to meeting you. I am available at your earliest convenience and if you need additional information please do not hesitate to email and/or call me directly.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

Karen Laurin

Work History

Social Planning Cowichan

Transcribing open forum discussion
Created and summarized log pertaining to suggested change of policies and procedures


Cape Beale Enterprise

Organized and maintained documents
Processed all correspondence, documents and printed material
Created and tracked expenses and accounts receivables
Received and distributed of incoming mail
Calculated and prepared payroll
Experience working independently and monitoring tasks and deadlines
Maintained ledgers and spreadsheets
Reconciled transactions and invoices

Customer Service

The Boathouse Restaurant

Extensive experience in all aspects of customer service
Offered training and support for staff members

Customer Service/Management

St. James's Well

Achieved excellence in customer service
Promoted to lead shift supervisor
Facilitated employee training
Managed data entry, sales spreadsheets and staff scheduling

Office Administrator

Rhino's Pub & Grill

Created and edited monthly newsletter addressing upcoming events, promotions and customer relations
Acknowledged for decrease in staff expenditures and accuracy of employee time sheets
Recognized for improved file system which was impleted by the company
Fluent in daily logs, expense spreadsheets and inventory entry
Managed daily bank deposits

Customer Service

Oliver Twist Pub

Experienced in leadership
Promoted to shift supervisor
Experience is promotional advertisement

Medical Office Assistant

Dr. R. T. Irving

Facilitated office management
Transcribed and prepared medical reports
Managed patient scheduling and surgical bookings
Assumed responsibility for WCB, MSP and private care billing
Achieved excellence in time management and organization

Qualifications & Certifications


McKay Technical Institute

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