Lauren Kanaziz

Lauren Kanaziz


Sep 2007 - Present

Bachelor's of Science

Oakland University

3.8 GPA

Minor: Labor & Employment Relations

              Financed 100% of all tuition expenses (after financial aid)

Related Coursework:

§Employee Benefits

§Business Ethics

§Instructional Design

§Work & The Law

§Staffing, Performance Evaluation & Org. Interaction

Academic Acheivements/Community Service

Board of Director’s Member; HRD Honor Society;

Communication Coordinator at Oakland University. 4/09 to present

§Recruit new members

§Oversee all admission papers/eligibility

§Coordinating special events

2009 Golden Key International Honor Society Incumbent

§Invited to Society for the top 15% of the student body at OU

Human Resource Development Honor Society Member: 4/09 to present

Oakland University Dean’s List: 2008-9

                        (consecutive fall and winter semesters)

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Member


2/09 Seminar Certification Workplace Violence: Identifying and MinimizingOrganizational Risk

Elementary School Teacher’s Assistant (K5)

§Assist in taking attendance, handling papers etc.

§Develop projects

§Mentor to young children (approximately twenty students in K5 class)

Volunteer Community Service Trip: Harlem, KY

§Repaired an elementary school (painting, cleaning, organizing etc)

§Assisted in the day care program (approximately seven children)

§Developed/Implemented educational programs (all children grades 1-6)


To obtain a position in the field of Human Resources that allows me to utilize my strong interpersonal and leadership skills and challenges critical thinking.

Work History

Work History

8/09-12/09: Moosejaw Mountaineering: Human Resources Intern

§Conducting Background Checks

§Interviewing/Hiring job candidates

§New Hire Paperwork

§Entering Payroll


6/08 to present: Mitchell’s Fish Market Rochester Hills, MI. Hostess

Ruth Chris’ Hospitality Group

§Book large parties/banquet rooms

§Catalog/review reservations and databases

§Develop floor plans/server rotations

§Prepare carry-outs

9/08 to present: Victoria’s Secret Rochester Hills, MI. Sales

§Improved customer relations through customer service techniques

§Operated a cash register/handled money

§Coordinated floor sets

§Aided with reporting at close

8/07-8/08: Party City Rochester MI. Sales & New Employment Training:

§Trained approximately ten new employees

§Assisted managers with special projects

§Coordinated floor sets

§Operated a cash register/handled money



Computer/Language Skills

                                                   Computer Skills: §  Windows Vista Operating System including: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Power Point, Internet Explorer, E-mail, Skill Soft §  Open Table, Aloha (restaurant programs)  Language Skills: §  Familiar with spoken and written Spanish