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Grace Long is currently living in Cardiff, United Kingdom, works in "Live Assistant Business Solutions" and is interested in Consulting, Internet / IT, Presentations, Services.
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Location

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Categories of Interest

Consulting, Internet / IT, Presentations, Services

My Interests

Computers, internet tehnologies, SEO, Digital graphic Design, Website design,

Join Date

Grace Long has joined on Oct 02, 2008

Resume

Grace Socorro Long

|Summary of Skills
|Highly experienced senior manager/administrator |
| |Excellent strategic planning skills |
| |Excellent verbal and written communication skills |
| |Ability to organize, develop and deliver presentations and |
| |special events |
| |Project management, organisational and research skills with|
| |great attention to detail, accuracy and conscientiousness. |
| |Excellent interpersonal skills even in critical situations |
| |A team player with a pragmatic approach to getting the job |
| |done |
| |Computer-literate and proficient in the use of MS Office |
| |2007 & 2003 applications inclusive of word processing, |
| |spreadsheets, database, presentation, information and |
| |communication applications, Microsoft SharePoint |
| |Technology, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Visio, |
| |Corel/WordPerfect, and Creating and Developing Web-pages |
| |using Microsoft Expression 2007 & FrontPage 2003 and the |
| |extended features of FrontPage server extensions, and web |
| |graphics software. |
| |Able to work effectively and efficiently within a team or |
| |alone as a self-starter in any demanding situation |
| |Extensive experience in b2b development, diary management, |
| |events organisation |
| |and specialised administrative support services |

|Experience
|2007 - Present Live Assistant Business Solutions |
| |www.live-assistant.co.uk |
| |Founder/Owner |
| |Oct 27, 2003 - 2007 RCT County Borough Council |
| |Tonypandy, UK |
| |Office Administrator |

| |1999 - 2002 Freelance Executive Assistant & IT Consultant San Jose, CA USA |

| |1996-1998 AMA Group of Companies Quezon City, Philippines |
| |Assistant Vice President/Chief Operating Officer (Basic Education) |

| |1993-1995 Saztec Technology Corporation Makati, Philippines |
| |Account Management Consultant for NCC-UK courses |

| |1992-1993 Computer Connection, Inc. Quezon City, Philippines |
| |Executive Assistant to Director/Publisher of Computer Times|

| |1991-1992 Phil. Computer Society/NITC '92 Makati, Philippines |
| |Information Technology Convention Secretary |

|Education
|2007-2008 University of Glamorgan Pontypridd, UK |
| |MSc in Entrepreneurship (Female Entrepreneurs) |
| |Deferred completion of the 18-month masters course due to |
| |ill health. |
| |2002-2007 University of Glamorgan Pontypridd, UK |
| |B.A. (Hons) Enterprise |
| |Expecting to complete a degree course developed by |
| |E-College Wales in June 2007. Opted to defer due to an |
| |offer to join the scheme for a masters course. All modules |
| |are delivered online for self-paced learning- 12 modules |
| |completed. |
| |2004-2005 University of Glamorgan Pontypridd, UK |
| |Alien Worlds |
| |An off-campus accredited Year 2 Applied Science course in |
| |Astronomy held at The Model House, Llantrisant. - SP2S11 |
| |module completed - 20 credits |
| |September - December 2004 Cardiff University |
| |Cardiff, UK |
| |Women into Management |
| |A short-term course sponsored by UNISON. Basic Management |
| |course focusing on women's labour issues, equality and |
| |diversity - 20 credits |
| |Autumn 2001 MetroED San Jose, California, USA |
| |Art Classes in Sketching, Drawing and Acrylic Painting |
| |Participated in Art Exhibits featuring my painting, |
| |handmade framed art and greeting cards: |
| |Jan-March 2002 Campbell Library, Campbell, California |
| |January, 2002 Almaden Senior Center, Almaden, California |
| |1991-1992 Saztec IT Centre Makati, Philippines |
| |International Diploma in Computer Studies |
| |Accredited by National Computing Centre (UK) |
| |Partially completed (due to work schedule constraints) 3 |
| |months of a one-year broad-based training course focusing |
| |on a wide-range of computing from various computer software|
| |and hardware applications to telecommunications management.|
| |1975-1976 Cora Doloroso Career Centre Manila, Philippines|
| |Executive Secretarial Course |
| |Completed a one-year certificate course with a two-month on the job-training programme |
| |1973-1976 University of the Philippines Manila, Philippines|
| |A.B. Economics |
| |Completed 2 years of a 4-year course (deferred due to financial constraints) |
| |An active participant of the University Student's Theatre |
| |as an actress and singer |
| |1969-1973 UP Preparatory School Diliman, Philippines |
| |Secondary Education (High School Diploma) |
| |I was one of 60 graduates out of 75 students accepted from 10,000 applicants. |
|Training/Seminars
|17 August 2007 Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations Seminars |UK |
| |OCR Level 2 National Vocational Qualification for IT Users |
| |October 2006 City & Guilds UK |
| |Level 2 Key Skills Qualifications in Improving Own Learning and Performance |
| |October 2006 City & Guilds UK |
| |Level 2 Key Skills Qualifications in Key Skills in Problem Solving |
| |October 2006 City & Guilds UK |
| |Level 1 Key Skills Qualifications in Communications |
| |August 2006 Microsoft UK |
| |Windows Mobile Training Specialist |
| |August 2006 Microsoft UK |
| |Windows Mobile Training Small Business Specialist |
| |November 2005 HP Learning Center UK |
| |High Impact, Low Cost Marketing |
| |June 2005 Mindleaders UK |
| |Word 2000 Microsoft Office Specialist - Managing Documents |
| |March 2005 Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council. |
| |UK |
| |Welsh Language Telephone Answering Course |
| |January 2005 Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council. |
| |UK |
| |Project Goose - Customer Service Training |
| |June 8, 29, July 6 2004 Rhondda Cynon Taff County |
| |Borough Council UK |
| |Microsoft Excel 2000 Introduction & Intermediate Course |
| |31 March 2004 Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough |
| |Council UK |
| |Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 Introduction |
| |27 November 2002 Mindleaders UK |
| |Motivation: Communicating at the Mastery Level |
| |July - September, 1997 AMA Institute of Excellence |
| |Philippines |
| |Executive Management Program |
| |July - October 1991 MultiAccess Computer Systems |
| |Philippines |
| |Microcomputer Hardware Technology (Basic Computer Repair |
| |and Troubleshooting) |
| |October, 1983 Metrolink Travel and Tours Philippines |
| |Airline Ticketing and Reservations & Fare Computation |
|Interests |Computers, Information Technology, Web Page Design, |
| |Artistic Rubberstamping, Acrylic Painting, Caving, |
| |Astronomy |
| |http://www.OrientaliaDesigns.com - My Personal Webpage |
| |Founder, designer and creator of a website showcasing female entrepreneurs and their journey towards achieving success in their entrepreneurial ventures. |
| |http://www.EntrepreneuseLive.com |
| |Founder/owner of Live Assistant Business Solutions (LABS), a virtual assistance practice offering a wide-range of cost-effective support and specialised services to businesses, entrepreneurs, corporate executives and professionals on an ad hoc or a retainer using state of the art computer technologies working from their own office.
Live Assistant Business Solutions is also a registered Microsoft partner. |
| |http://www.Live-Assistant.co.uk |
| |Co-Founding member of South Wales Small Business Specialist|
| |Group (SWSBSG), a community of independent IT Professionals|
| |whose objective is to establish a collaborative forum to share information & knowledge; to facilitate interaction with vendors; to develop and grow our businesses individually and collectively. |
| |http://www.SBSSouthWales.com |

|Languages
|Excellent spoken and written English as a first language |
| |Excellent spoken and written Filipino (Tagalog) |

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