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  • Essay Sample Resume: Mill Worker

    OBJECTIVE To secure a position where I can continue to resolve various challenges in a prompt & professional manner while ensuring 100% safety on the job at all times. HIGHLIGHTS OF SKILLS  Deadline-driven individual with 9+ years of solid work experience & skills in completing tasks within a busy & challenging work environment in order to increase business growth & quality of service  Highly skilled & knowledgeable in servicing, maintaining & diagnosing on/off road equipment which results in all jobs to be completed ahead of schedule and with zero interruptions  Effective team-player & problem-solver which is reflected through current role as a Millwright for the large construction services provider (for Oil Sand companies), Stony Valley Contracting Ltd.  Dedicated to ensuring 100% safety on the job which is proven by completing training/certification in First Aid, CSTS, OSSA, H2S, and Mine Awareness  Mechanically-inclined with experience in adjusting, overhauling, repairing & reassembling engines, electric motors, transmissions, clutches, rear ends, brakes & numerous industrial machinery  Experience in troubleshooting industrial machinery & mechanical equipment which was successfully demonstrated while working as a Millwright Apprentice at Machinex Recycling Technologies  Ability to develop solid business relationships with skilled trades professionals due to excellent communication, interpersonal and listening skills  Hard-worker who is willing…

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  • Tale Of Two Cities Jerry Cruncher Character Analysis

    writing, particularly in his unique characters, one being Jerry Cruncher. Although a seemingly unimportant character in A Tale of Two Cities, Jerry Cruncher is an all-encompassing figure of duality; he displays the dichotomy between public and private, personal conflicts of good and evil, and the contrast with other characters. On the surface, Jerry Cruncher appears to be an “honest tradesman”; however, in reality Jerry is a criminal that egregiously disturbs the the deceased. Publicly,…

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  • Involuntary Servants

    diminutive opportunity for a decent livelihood. The extreme hardships in Britain motivated the middle and lower class citizens to risk their lives and make the journey to the “New World” in hopes for a better life. Astonishingly most of those who decided to make the journey knew the odds of survival were not in their favor. After crossing the violent Atlantic ocean and reaching the New World they were faced with starvation, hostile Native Americans, disease and excruciating labor demands.…

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  • Examples Of Social Issues In Flatland

    In Flatland the highest social class is the priests, who were very close to becoming circles. The priests were very highly thought of and had everything they desired. Back in Victorian England the royal family would have been the equivalent to priests in Flatland. The lowest social rank in Flatland, besides women, is the soldiers or tradesman. The soldiers or tradesman in Flatland are isosceles triangles. In Victorian England the lower class or working class would have been the equivalent to…

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  • Matthew Crawford's 'The Case For Working With Your Hands'

    When one thinks of a scholar, the first people that come to mind are mathematicians, scientists, literary analysts, and other traditionally “academic” professionalists. However, these professions are not the only scholarly careers that exist. “The Case for Working with Your Hands” by Matthew Crawford is an essay which argues against the wrong perception of mechanics and other “hands-on” professions. In his essay, Crawford describes the intellectual challenges of working in a “hands-on” field and…

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  • Christian And Muslim Views Of Trade Dbq Essay

    negative practice because it questioned honesty and opposed their values. If tradesmen were honest, the ancient Christians and Muslims would have been more open to the idea of trade. There were many who were strongly against the practice of merchants. Generally, the Muslims who opposed commerce lived later, ranging from the fourteenth to the seventeenth centuries. Specifically, Ibn Khaldun, a scholar in document five and the common guild of weavers involved in a court audience in document seven…

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  • Theme Of Corruption In A Tale Of Two Cities

    Resurrection: “a rising again, as from decay, disuse, etc.; revival” ( In a Tale of Two Cities, the topic of resurrection seeps through the story line. In the very beginning of the novel, Jarvis Lorry is seen on the Dover road. All of a sudden a man on horseback approaches his coach and gives him a message. The message states the words “Recalled to Life” (10). The man who delivers this message to Lorry is Jerry Cruncher. This scene may seem unimportant but it foreshadows…

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  • How Did Frederick Douglass Struggle For Freedom

    Douglass’ light for freedom faded but it never went out. Douglass could have easily given up on his hope for freedom and “enjoy” time on Mr. Freeman’s farm but he didn’t give up instead stayed strong on the hope of freedom. Secondly, Douglass learned to stand up to his master and fight for himself when he went against Mr. Covey. Douglass, himself says that the battle with Mr. Covery was the turning point in life and it refueled his hope of freedom and renewed a sense of self confidence and…

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  • Tale Of Two Cities

    Farmer, Death, had already set apart to be his tumbrils of the Revolution. But that Woodman and that Farmer, though they work unceasingly, work silently, and no one heard them as they went about with muffled tread: the rather, forasmuch as to entertain any suspicion that they were awake, was to be atheistical and traitorous. In England, there was scarcely an amount of order and protection to justify much national boasting. Daring burglaries by armed men, and highway robberies, took place in the…

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  • Madame Defarge

    people pretty soon”, there is frequent mention afterwards that states “no Hundreds of people came”, “still no Hundreds of people”, “Still, the Hundreds of people did not present themselves” and so on as a sort of joke to show how much Miss Pross exaggerated (Dickens 61-63). In addition, there is a glimpse of dark humor in the novel when Foulon, a noble “who told the famished people that they might eat grass” (Dickens 138) is killed with “his head…soon upon a pike, with grass enough in the mouth…

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