Professional profile summaries

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Maria

I am an architect with 20 years' experience of designing and developing spaces. I am a partner in the award-winning STG Architects Ltd, which is famous for its work on the Galroy Building in London. I enjoy working with people from all over the world and have international experience of working in Italy, Greece, Thailand, Australia and Brazil. I have a Master of Science from Sheffield University and a BA in Architecture from Hull University. I also speak Italian and Thai. When I am not working, I spend my time hiking, skiing and diving.

Emily

I am an experienced sales manager with 12 years' experience of developing customer service teams. I am skilled in negotiation, team motivation and building successful sales teams. After ten years of working in sales and customer service at Halo Bank, I am now the sales office manager of a team of 120 at Southern General Plastics Ltd. I have an MBA from Stanford University and a degree in Business Studies from Cornell University. I am creative and hardworking, and enjoy working with others.

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In my work I help to the companies to manage Management Systems and improve their competitive. I'm a person that like to work in teams and for objectives, I try improve all the things in the companies and support.
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I am still Student of BS Computer science. I have little bit experience of job on internet and as a home tutor last 3 years. And Still providing service of Home tutor. I am Good in mathematics.
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I'm a Primary Assistant teacher with 5 years experience at teaching.I enjoy to learn more teaching methods.I have a daploma of teaching from Sagaing Education college and bechlor of Art by the specialization of English.I also like to do cardio exercises and running early.I also want to be a TESOL teacher.
I'am studient and I don't work but, If I work, I would like work with a architect because I think is a interesting work
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i work as legal aid coordinator in Afghanistan with 5 years of experience in legal section ,also i worked as a a deference lawyer in our country and defended from vulnerable women who faced with domestic violence .and i am bachelor of Sharia Law.
I am graduated specialized in Math 2019 in December. I worked in ILBC international school as a assistant teacher since 2019 November. I didn't know English very well but I tried the best in interview for this job. That's why I got this job. I am good at teaching in Math. I am also guide teacher for children. However I am a teacher, I want to be a civil servant in Ministry of Foreign Affairs Myanmar. So, I learn English very hard to get this position.
i am a student so i don't work . i really don't think i have skills i just read a lot
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Hi everyone. I’m high school student and I’m working on my English so hard to study abroad. I want to become a successful Artificial engineer.
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I’m a first grade of university students, so I haven’t work. I think student’s work is to study. I’m studying English and Chinese now. I want to become able to speak two languages fluently when I graduate from university. My weakness is conversation, I should improve this point. If I conquered my weak point, I would like to use that at work. My aim is to become able to contribute to many people under international work. Also, I want to pass pre-level one English proficiency examination and 750 points in TOEIC. I want to do my best without giving it up of my future. 
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I am a university student, so I haven’t worked yet. Now I have a part-time job. I work at an Italian restaurant. I was able to learn customer service. It is an important skills for work at restaurants. I want to use these skills for a job in the future.
I'm a college student. So I'm not working. However, I started a part-time job half a year ago. I can learn manners and honorifics there. I think it will be useful for employment. I also study English, Japanese, Chinese and Malay at university. Since Japan will be a global society in the future, it should be advantageous in various ways. I graduate from university, I will improve my language skills by Eiken, TOIEC exams and experiencing study abroad. I want to study because I think that everything will lead to the future.
Now, I am a student of university, so I haven't worked yet. I want to work in tourism or English. Therefore I think I should improve my English skills and communication skills through part time job and study abroad. I already have passed the Eiken grade Pre-1, so I want to pass the Eiken grade 1 or get high score in TOIEC. Also I'm thinking I want to study about travel and get travel qualification. Moreover, I'm studying two languages except for English, French and Malay. Because these languages will be definitely useful in my future, I am trying to learn them.
I'm a university student, so I don't work. But I do a part-time job. I think that the most important thing in working is to have the hospitality. I also learned the importance of smiling through the part-time job. Therefore, when I work in the future, I always want to work with a smile and have the hospitality.
Now I am a university student. So I haven't worked yet. Since I am studying foreign languages, I would like to get a job that makes use of foreign languages in the future. Based on that, I'll talk about how I'm improving your skills at university. I am currently studying English, German and Spanish at university.In addition, I am studying the cultures and backgrounds of various countries.Sometimes they feel fun, but sometimes they feel difficult. But I find them rewarding.My goal is to improve my ability to use foreign languages and use them in my work.It's difficult but I want to do my best.