Professional profile summaries

Professional profile summaries

Read two professional profile summaries to practise and improve your reading skills.

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and do the exercises.

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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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Submitted by Hong Tham on Fri, 19/07/2024 - 08:01

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I have 6 years of experiences as Sales Administration , and I currently work  for Elevator company, My responsibilities include make the sales quotation, processing office expense payments, handing some other paperwork 

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Submitted by afredo_954 on Sun, 07/07/2024 - 06:38

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I'm a network administrator JR at a IT department. I work in a company of a educational sector. I am responsible of manage the internet and telephony services of the company and all its branches including: maintaining, updating, backups, migrations, optimization and designing of reliable and efficient LAN and WLAN networks.  My key skills are: I'm structured and tidy in the things I do, I'm always still learning. Team-working.

Submitted by Lesli on Tue, 18/06/2024 - 06:47

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I consider it to be a very friendly and very practical platform to practice.

Submitted by ubaid332 on Mon, 27/05/2024 - 14:20

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What work do you do? How would you describe your experience and your skills?

I am a Software Engineer have more then 9 years of experience. I done my MCS from Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan in 2012. Now I am doing my MSCS from SZABIST University, Islamabad which will complete soon. I am currently working with UK based company and developing POS software that will use in UK restaurents and many shops. I built this software from scratch in Laravel, Vue.js, MySQL, React.js, WordPress, Electron, and jQuery. This is very complicated software and will use in many businesness. I am a hardworking person and try to manage my time. I am also preparing for IELTS along with my job at British Council website. I like to help others. In my free time, I like to go out for walk to refresh my mind.

Submitted by Ana Tambo on Thu, 08/02/2024 - 13:45

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I am a medical doctor with 9 years experience of supporting health workers in different areas of public health. I am hardworking. When I am not working, I spend my time with my children.

Best regards,
Ana Tambo
Maputo, Mozambique.

Submitted by R. Przybysz on Sun, 07/01/2024 - 16:05

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I'm work as Engineering Product an electronic company in Brazil for almost 10 years. In this time, I got a lot of experience with thecnical documentation, qualyt rules, manufacturing process for PCBA's, machines and so on. I have degree in eletronics technology and Mechanical Technician.

Submitted by Diplo29mairon on Wed, 27/12/2023 - 18:17

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Iam an art teacher in Brazil. I work at a public school in the capitIam skilled in talking for a long time period without hurting my voice (Brasília)

Submitted by Toan3002 on Mon, 04/12/2023 - 07:28

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I am a student of the language's faculty, majoring in English linguistics. After I have graduated from university, I am going to apply for a job managing logistics products in the airport, where I will have a chance to communicate with foreigners in an international environment. Currently, I am good at speaking English and lecturing before a public audience.

Submitted by Ma Phyo Nandar Kyaw on Wed, 08/11/2023 - 07:52

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I'm still student so I don't work.But I have to study many things. I'm studying Economic in University and I'm trying to learn English. To be honest I'm a little stupid so I can't remember English vocab .And I don't know how I study English step by step cause I'm just studying myself.

Submitted by phạm thị quỳnh anh on Thu, 19/10/2023 - 09:12

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I work in legal field, I love it butit was difficult for me in the few years after graduated.