Resume of Jim Canto


James J. Canto (Click here for downloadable, formatted, .doc version of Jim Canto's resume)
(will disclose physical address on application) Shawnee, KS 66203
(Nine One Three) 913-302-7146 Direct ~ Email: jim (at) compoundwebpresence (dot) com
LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jimcanto 

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Dear Sir or Madam:

Thank you for taking time to review my qualifications for your open, unfilled position.  I know you are very busy, so I’ll get straight to the point; here is what’s in it for you when you hire Jim Canto:

Horsepower: Accomplished web presence architect creatively manifesting business ideas and objectives via cost-effective, Web 2.0 tools and SaaS, while simultaneously generating market exposure via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and dozens of other Social Media and Social Networking platforms. I have become a veritable expert at “accomplishing everything with nothing” thanks to Web 2.0 and low cost Software as a Service. If you seek an intuitive, innovative problem solver, backed by common sense and creativity, you have discovered the professional you need. I’ll save you money.

Bottom Line Value: A veteran business developer and career sales professional with a background in recruiting and staffing, account development, account maintenance, inside sales, business-to-business (B2B) sales, sales management, incentive program creation and administration, online interactive marketing, social media marketing, and customer service driven. I generate revenue. 

Commitment: I will positively impact your bottom line by leveraging my web-savvy technical abilities along with my 20 year career in account development, sales, customer service and management.  

Goals: I seek to align myself with a stable organization that will recognize the value of my high energy level and creativity, offering the positive challenge and motivation to harness it. I foster team unity.

I have included my resume for your review.

After you have had a few moments to review my background and experience, I suggest scheduling a personal meeting to discuss the mutual benefits of a working relationship. I can be reached as stated above and look forward to speaking with you.  I am available for W-2 or 1099 employment.


With Regards,
James J. Canto

Enclosure

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James J. Canto
(will disclose physical address on application) Shawnee, KS 66203
(Nine One Three) 913-302-7146 Direct ~ Email: jim (at) compoundwebpresence (dot) com
LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jimcanto

QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS


PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

- Developed medXcentral, MPOPS, the Medical Professional Online Profile Service and the Medical Staffing Exchange, from concept to launch, including embedded database design and implementation, narrated slideshow tutorials and in depth social network integration and social media marketing.
- Advised, engineered, architected and deployed Web Presence, Search Engine Optimization, I.T. infrastructure, Social Media Marketing and New Media for organizations and business clients including MIT-Techs.com, OutsourceProcessing.Com, Zmc2.com, Network.DiversityHealthWorks.com.
- Promoted to manager of Eastern Region within 60 days and increased territory production by 177% within subsequent 60 days for Hudson Healthcare, a division of Hudson Global Resources, Inc.
- Increased placement of Travel Nurses by 35% at New Age Travel Nurses within 6 months and assisted in company stabilization thereby providing the proper company profile for start-up organization to successfully negotiate acquisition by a publicly traded company.
- Renegotiated hospital contract in Maryland creating positive placement environment increasing production within that account from $0.00 to over $50,000 per month within 3 month period.
- Top producer for U.S. Nursing/Fastaff’s “24/7” Travel Nurse Recruiting team 4 months running placing more than 80 nurses into hospital accounts and labor disputes during one year period.
- Increased territory production 30% in 30 days for WFS Financial (Non-Prime Auto. Wholesale Lender).
- Increased monthly revenues by 500% for Wolf Express Shuttle within 13 months.
- Completed RFB and qualified shuttle organization for a premium vendor location at DIA.  Bid was successful at 30% of our neighbor and direct competitor for same size space. 
- Negotiated the acquisition of an established shuttle company and operating authority.
- Wrote all operating policies and procedures and grew the fleet by 183% in one year.
- Secured major conferences as well as corporate and organizational contracts, including MCI, Focus 2000, Teletech, J.D. Edwards and Qwest.
- Managed internal, proprietary, Windows based software applications, including database maintenance, network compatibility and end user issues.

CAREER QUALIFICATIONS

- Career Entrepreneur and New Business Development veteran.
- Skilled contract and contract-to-hire staffing professional.
- Full spectrum Web Presence Architect.
- Website design and restoration.
- Solid organic search engine optimization technical knowledge.
- Branded online social community designer and manager.
- Accomplished Social Media strategist and planner.
- Twitter for business, Facebook Fan Pages, Ning, LinkedIn, etc.  
- Educator, mentor, listener and leader.
- Critical thinking, intuitive, common sense problem solver.
- Skilled consultative sales professional.


WORK HISTORY & PERSONAL HISTORY


PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Business Consultant and Web Presence Architect 2004-Current
Projects: medXcentral.com | medXcentral.ning.com | Network.DiversityHealthWorks.com
MIT-techs.com | OutsourceProcessing.Com | Zmc2.com

Travel Nurse Recruitment Manager/Eastern Region 2004-2004
Hudson Global Resources, Inc.

Travel Nurse Recruiter/Account Manager 2002-2003
New Age Travel Nurses, Inc./Crdentia 

Travel Nurse Recruiter 2001-2002
U.S. Nursing, Inc./Fastaff Travel Nursing, Inc. 

Business Development Representative 2000-2001
WFS Financial, Inc

General Manager and Marketing Director 1999-2000
Wolf Express Shuttle, Inc.

President and Owner 1996-1999
Figto, Inc./SuperShuttle

PERSONAL HISTORY

I was born and raised in the “North Shore” area of northeastern Massachusetts.  I departed the area in 1991 beginning a new life in Colorado where I was married and had three children.  I began the quest to return home in late 2002 when my father began to lose his six-year struggle with Cancer.  I finally was able to return to New England in August of 2003 to be at my father’s side until his passing on December 12th, of that very year.  During parts of 2004, I assisted with the operation of the family restaurant located in Wakefield, MA.  Toody’s, a 60-year-old Italian sandwich shop with a tradition of excellence, was the birthplace of my entrepreneurialism and work ethic.  Watching my father and his father, founder of Toody’s, work the “store” endlessly has inspired my relentless pursuit of success.  I take a certain “pride-of-ownership” in every endeavor.  I enjoy operational trouble-shooting and problem solving as well relationship building, public relations, sales and marketing.  I dedicate myself completely on every project.
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