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Halima Ali
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PERSONAL STATEMENT \nA motivated and committed Computer Networks graduate with a proven ability to effectively evaluate, organize and prioritize a multitude of project simultaneously. My proactive and can do attitude combined with my analytical and organisational skills mean I have the necessary drive to see projects through to completion. Possessing excellent communication skills and having the ability to communicate professionally with colleagues and clients. I am looking for a graduate position with a respectable organisation where I can put my skills into practice.\n\nKEY SKILLS \nStrong working knowledge of QualNet, C#, PHP, MySQL, Linux and Windows Server 2008\nExcellent working knowledge of all Microsoft Office packages\nStrong organisational,administrative and analytical skills\nExcellent spelling and proofreading \nAbility to maintain confidentiality\nAbility to produce consistently accurate work even whilst under pressure\nAbility to multitask and manage conflicting demands\n\nPERSONAL ATTRIBUTES \nAbility to inspire confidence and engage staff right across an organisation.\nArticulate, enthusiastic and self motivated.\nHighly organised with good planning skills & ability to meet strict deadlines.\nExcellent written and oral communication skills with ability to clearly communicate ideas and results to non-technical business people.\nAbility to work under pressure.\nTarget driven with unlimited amounts of energy and enthusiasm\n


Work Rights:
  • UK Citizen


  • University of Salford - Bachelors with Honours in Information technology
    Graduation date:
    • Information technology
    Degree Level:
    Bachelors with Honours


  • Company Name:
    Safety Steward at G4S Compliance & Investigations
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    As a steward I am the first port of call for all customers thus it important that put into practice my customer service skills\r\nGiven my customer service background I am able to make deal with conflict should they arise.\r\nAs I am dealing with customer on a daily basis I have further developed my communication skills so that I am not only commanding and articulate but I am also a pro-active listener. \r\nG4S is a 0 hours job enabling me to work as many hours as I can, which has been particularly helpful balancing my work with University commitments.\r\n

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    Christmas Sales Assistant at Primark
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    Primark is one of the country\u2019s largest retail stores and I was employed during the busy Christmas period. My main responsibilities while working at Primark are as followed. \r\nProcessing sales and assisting customers with their enquires \r\nFolding clothes that have been left untidy in my department, making sure my department is always presentable as well as ensuring customers could always find what they are looking \r\nEnjoyed working as part of a team and with from many different backgrounds\r\nHighly developed interpersonal skills acquired as a result of working in such a high pressured environment \r\nImproved my interpersonal skills through daily contact with customers, whilst working on the cash registers \r\nMy work in customer services helping clients who on occasion could be aggressive, means that I am capable of dealing with conflict should it arise\r\n

  • Company Name:
    Temporary General Assistant at AQA
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    AQA is one the country\u2019s leading exam boards, responsible for marking GCSE and A-Level exam and coursework papers. My main responsibilities while working at AQA were as followed. \r\nInputting data onto the AQA system; I would input remarked grades onto the AQA database \r\nProof reading exam papers and coursework to make sure that they were correctly marked \r\nEnsuring students were present on the attendance register.\r\nAdding up the correct marks and ensuring they are the same marks as on the exam paper. \r\nChecking coursework marks to ensure that they were all correct, and if not I had the responsibility to correct any mistakes \r\nArchiving old exam papers and locating specific exam papers \r\nCataloging attendance records for all the high schools serviced by AQA Manchester \r\nFiling, faxing and performing other clerical tasks in a busy office environment\r\n


  • QualNet

    My dissertation subject was titled \u201cAn investigation into energy efficiency in on-demand wireless ad-hoc network\u201d. I was investigating energy efficiency by means of developing a network simulation using three different routing protocols ( AODV,OLSR and DSR

  • ability to communicate with people from a wide variety of culture background

    Understanding, respecting and being sensitive to people's belief system and cultural background is very important to me, as I would expect the same level of respect and cultural awareness for my own religion and ethnic background. I accomplish this is a variety of ways for example:\r\n\r\nUnderstand relativism\r\nDo not belittle their religion\r\nLearn about their culture\r\nAccept there may be lapses in communication\r\nAsk: There is no better tool for effective communication.\r\n\r\n\r\n

  • Computer Programming

    Strong working knowledge of QualNet, C#, PHP, MySQL, Linux and Windows Server 2008

  • Ability to work effectively individually or as part of a team

    I have the ability to work extremely well within a team environment. I often take the role of leader but can also take direction, instruction and constructive criticism from team members. In addition to working effectively with other people I also understand the benefits of teamwork which helps whatever team I may be leading or working with to avoid arguments and unnecessary disruption. \r\n\r\nKey Benefits \r\nProblems solving: A single brain can\u2019t bounce different ideas off of each other. Each team member has a responsibility to contribute equally and offer their unique perspective on a problem to arrive at the best possible solution.\r\n\r\n\r\nDeveloping Relationships: A team that continues to work together will eventually develop an increased level of bonding. This can help people avoid unnecessary conflicts since they have become well acquainted with each other through team work. \r\n\r\n\r\nEveryone has unique qualities: Every team member can offer their unique knowledge and ability to help improve other team members.\r\n

  • Leadership

    I have the ability to motivate and inspire team member through positive reinforcement and constrictive criticism. I am also very honest and lead by example, the work we produce as a team is reflection on my ability to lead accordingly. \r\n\r\nI have ability to identify the strengths of my team, and capitalizing on them. Finding out what each team member enjoys doing most. Chances are if they find that task more enjoyable, they will likely put more thought and effort behind it. \r\n\r\nIn addition to being able to clearly and succinctly describe what I want done. If I can clearly communicate my vision to my team member we will all be working towards the same goal. \r\n

  • Administrative skills

    Strong organisational,administrative and analytical skills. Excellent spelling and proofreading . Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to produce consistently accurate work even whilst under pressure. Ability to multitask and manage conflicting demands.\r\n

Interest & Hobbies

  • Reading

    Reading- I would describe myself as an avid reader. I tend to read on average two books a week. The reason I love to read is because reading not only broadens your mind but it also enriches your soul. Reading about the human experience by people, who are far more eloquent about defining the human condition, is a way for me to better understand my fellow man

  • Web Development

    I very much enjoy the challenge of learning new programming languages such as C++,Ruby and Python in addition to improving those programming languages that I have previous experience with.

  • Casual Tennis

    I enjoy both playing and watching tennis for bot entertainment and fitness reasons.

  • Cooking

    I enjoy cooking and creating new and exciting meals for both friends and family. In particular I enjoy Indian food, the mixture of spices and balances and flavors is particularity appetizing.


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