Taryn Haas

Taryn Haas

Objective

A critical-thinking position that inspires creative and thoughtful solutions relevant problems.

Summary of Qualifications

Versatile and creative thinker with experience in management, education, and customer service. Exceptional in areas that require quick learning, effective time-management, and coordinating efforts between various individuals. At core, my skills rely on the ability to break down situations and analyze them effectively, whether those situations be practical or abstract. Seeking any position that would utilize these skills while providing an environment for growth and development, both individually and company-wide.

Skills

Communicating specificity with precision. Adaptive personality that is able to adjust to not only the environment but individuals' dispositions. Ability to learn and retain information very quickly along with going above and beyond to gain information outside of a given position. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel.

Education

Education
Aug 2012 - Apr 2015

B.A. in Philosophy

University of Pittsburgh

GPA of 3.75

Relevant coursework:

  • Course on Environmental Law
  • 19 Philosophy Courses
  • 12 Writing Courses

Graduated with Honors and 5 semesters on the Dean's list.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2015 - Present

Sales Associate

Gamestop

Greet customers in a friendly and helpful way, maintain a clean and organized store, appropriately manage the cash register.

Sep 2013 - Present

English Tutor

Tutor.com

Engaging with students over web-based tutoring to help them improve their writings, whether those be grammatical assignments or college essays. This gives the unique experience of text-only interactions, which I have since learned to expertly navigate.

Aug 2014 - Present

Event Education Volunteer/Quality Care Volunteer

Animal Rescue League Shelter and Wildlife Center

As a Quality Care Volunteer, I clean animal's cages and prepare their diets. I do so with the utmost assurance that I am not stressing the animals in any way, which means I must work quietly and efficiently so that their contact with me is limited. High standards are set for sanitation and general cleanliness so as to limit any change of contamination between patients.

Dec 2012 - Present

Piano Instructor

Focusing on younger students, I give piano lessons that are designed to be fun and engaging so that students look forward to their lessons with excitement, as opposed to dread.

Sep 2008 - Feb 2010

Pet Supply Sales

McGuckin Hardware

Learned relevant information about various pet foods, mainly dog and cat, and helped customers choose an appropriate product for their animals.

Oct 2006 - Jul 2012

Shift Manager

Domino's Pizza

Performed managerial tasks such as opening and closing registers, maintaining exceptional delivery times, and above all providing a positive and efficient environment.