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KAREN L. ROBINSON, L.M.T., C.N.M.T., MA-30750

Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified NeuroMuscular Therapist

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Cellular (727) 244-3964

E-Mail LivingLifeForce@aol.com

CAREER SYNOPSIS

* Nine years as a NeuroMuscular Therapist; Spa, Sport and Rehabilitation.

* Ten years in Human Resources Management; Full-Specialist, Recruiter and Trainer.

* Ten years in Marketing; Business Owner, Consultant and Director Assistant.

 

RECOGNITIONS & HONORS

* Cambridge Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals

* Business and Professional Women’s Federation “Young Careerist” Recipient - 1992

* Air Force Wife of the Year Nominee - 1991

* Who's Who Among American High School Students - 1974, 1975

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

* Over 15,000 hours of documented massage.

* Possess strong written and oral communications skills.

* Proven ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

* Skilled in developing and managing company programs.

 

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

Massage Therapist, Licensed in Florida (2/2000), certified in NeuroMuscular Therapy.  Currently own and operate a massage practice with over 1,500 billable hours annually.  Experienced full-service spa services.  Developed bodywork services and pricing structure.  Trained staff on techniques, general duties, computer programs, client recruitment and retention.

Human Resources Administrator/Manager with full generalist responsibilities for a national retail home center with a local employee base of 150; recruited staff, developed and evaluated training, orchestrated appraisal program and wage administration, performed career path assessments, administered payroll functions, and monitored safety program.  Achieved highest compliance rating for New England District.  Conducted District training.

General Manager of a temporary employment agency consisting of over 180 clerical and technical employees; recruited and assessed skills, conducted orientations and training sessions, negotiated service contracts, and administered payroll.  Successfully doubled sales in a 6-month period while reducing expenses by 14%.

Owner/Manager of a resume writing and employment consultation business which served a population base of 10,000 military personnel; conducted seminars, performed career path assessments, wrote resumes and provided counseling on the transition to the private sector and job retention.  Recognized by the Business and Professional Women’s Federation as a successful “Young Careerist.”  Also nominated Air Force Wife of the Year, base level (an international community service recognition award).

Marketing Director Assistant for an international manufacturer of novelties; assisted in managing a $1.2 million product line budget for over 1,000 items, coordinated the design, photography, typography, and paste-up activities for promotional material and product packaging, researched and analyzed new and competitive products, recommended modification or discontinuance.

 

EDUCATION

Massage Certificate, The Humanities Center Institute of Allied Health, Pinellas Park, FL - 1999  (now known as Cortiva Institute - Humanities Center School of Massage)

Licensed February 29, 2000 State of Florida - MA30750

Member in Good Standing of the Florida State Massage Therapy Association

Graduated with Highest Honors (Class Standing: 1st)

A.S., Marketing, University of Maine, Machias, ME - 1978

Additional Studies: Accounting, Computer Operations and Programming, Sociology and Anthropology

Diploma, Dexter Regional High School, Dexter, ME - 1975

Graduated with Highest Honors (Class Standing: 3rd)


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