The Diversity Of My Experience Essays

807 Words Jun 13th, 2016 4 Pages
My peers, friends and supervisors describe me as pleasant, smart and intelligent. One of the most important qualities, which I possess, is the diversity of my experience. I started my career as a Customer service specialist at UPS in Dubai, U.A.E. I quickly climbed up the ranks to a Freight Services Supervisor within a year. My strong leadership skills, out of the box thinking helped me achieve my goals. As a Supervisor, I worked on building a cohesive team, which resulted in improved efficiency and better performance outcomes. I reinforced collaboration in my team as I brought twelve individuals from different walks of life and in fact from multiple different cultures and inspired them to work as a unit.

I moved to the United States in 2007. I was unfamiliar with the American Culture and the work environment. To add to my adversities, I found myself looking for a job in 2008 when most companies were actually cutting back on hiring due to the looming economic conditions. Inspired from the words of Louis Pasteur” Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in day out”, I kept up my search for work. My perseverance paid off. I got an interview at Con-way (Currently XPO). I had to face a three step intense grilling interviews to finally conquer the position. I was complemented for my cultural sensitivity and my in depth knowledge of the transportation industry. I was appointed as Senior Operations Manager in October, 2008. Con-way is the top ten global providers of…

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