Michael Fish

Work History

Work History
2005 - Present

Computer Technician

Private Work

In my spare time I carry out PC repairs, Viruses, hardware issues, windows malfunction, data recovery, and backups, ADSL home installations and basic network infrastructures. I really enjoy what I do and will continue to do so. I am always up for a good challenge and enjoy working with other people. I feel I have  good comminication skills, which is apparent when dealing with people from all walks of life. This experience has provided me with a huge amount of confidence, giving me the ability to interact with the public.

Jan 2009 - Present

Computer Technician

Spy Computing

During this period I held the position of computer technician which included: general software and hardware fault finding, installations of software, virus removals, PC upgrades and building of new PC's as well as setting up of small home networks.

All work done was unsupervised and completed to customer satisfaction.  My technical professionalism in dealing with customer requests and problem solving resulted in references to other clients.

Dec 2005 - Jan 2009

Sales Representative

Spy Computing - Long Beach

From Jan 2005 to December 2009 I was employed as a student working on weekends and during holidays at Spy Computing.  I held the position of sales representative where I was called upon on numerous occassions to fulfill the function of  the computer technician.  This entailed virus scans, hardware issues, data backup and recovery and general computer upgrading and windows issues.

Dec 2004 - Jan 2005

Sales (Scholar)

Vodacom 4u

This job entailed sales, customer service and advising customers on cell phone selection

Education

Education
Jan 2004 - Dec 2006

Matric

Fish Hoek Senior High

HIGH SCHOOL TESTIMONIAL

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN

It gives me pleasure to testify to the character and ability of  Michael Brian Fish (date of birth: 12 September 1988) who enrolled at this school in 2004 and is currently a candidate for the Western Cape Senior Certificate with Matriculation Exemption in the following subjects:

English First Language - Higher Grade

Afrikaans Second Language - Higher Grade

Mathematics - Higher Grade

Physical Science - Standard Grade

Geography - Higher Grade

Computer Studies - Standard Grade

EXTRA-MURAL ACTIVITIES: Cross country squad (2004), athletics squad (2004­-2006), 1stteam squash (2004-2006). Michael was also involved in monitoring the school's website.

ACADEMIC APPLICATION: Michael was a positive member of any class. He always paid attention in class and where appropriate, he contributed positively. Michael was a responsible student and completed assigned tasks. He was a punctual and polite student with exceptional attendance.

SOCIAL INTERACTION: Michael displayed a happy-go-lucky, cheerful quality, which was balanced by his good manners and co-operative approach. He had an unforced enthusiasm and was a likeable, popular, well-socialised member of his peer group. Michael related well with both his peers and the staff, yet always maintained the appropriate behaviour.

LEADERSHIP: Upon maturation, Michael has the drive, values and energy to be an effective leader.

CHARACTER AND PERSONALITY: Michael was a neat student, whose manners were always impeccable. He was an even-tempered, yet lively young man, who was friendly, unselfish and cheerful in his dealings with others. Michael's helpful, dependable nature went beyond the obvious — he was truly always willing to give of himself and displayed a consistent willingness to assist. He was a dependable, trustworthy student. Michael communicated well and expressed his opinions openly and honestly. This was balanced by his willingness to accept positive criticism. He was a co-operative, positive member of any group and his unaffected enthusiasm endeared him to others.

Interest

My interests mainly revolve around outdoor activities. 

I enjoy hiking and from the age of 15 I participated in the Boland 90 for which I received 5 trophies having won 5 out of the 6 which I completed.  I have completed 6 Argus Cycle Tours.  I also enjoy adventure racing as well as running, sailing and paddling.

I live a clean healthy life and have not been drawn to smoking, drugs or over indulging in alcohol.

Additional Details

ID NO: 8809125128088

BIRTHDATE: 12 September 1988

DRIVERS LICENSE: YES

NATIONALITY: South African

HOME LANGUAGE: English

OTHER LANGUAGES: Afrikaans

HEALTH: Excellent

Skills

Skills

COMPUTER HARDWARE

MICROSOFT OFFICE

MICRSOFT WINDOWS

References

References

Patrick Hayward