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Greg Prasker

My name is Greg Prasker. I am the Director of Recruiting for Equity First Financial, a division of Colonial Life.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. -€“ Aristotle

Greg Prasker

Greg Prasker's Background

Greg Prasker's Experience

Director of Recruiting/Sales at World Financial Group/Equity First Financial

May 2009 - Present | Edison, NJ

o Copywriting and posting employment ads on Craigslist, Monster, Careerbuilder and o Pre-screening applicants as well as interviewing, hiring and training of new agents o Lead a team of 20-40 agents selling annuities and insurance products to working class families o Used logistical and analytical thinking to prospect for new leads. o Continued learning as much as I possibly can to better myself as a manager and a person o Served as Client Liaison regarding account inquiries and upgrades

Copywriter at Gryphon

July 2008 - April 2009

o Answered phones, dealt with client requests, filed necessary paperwork, processed credit card authorizations. o Researched industry specific aspects of the stock market gathering and analyzing data. o Copywriting advertisements using the information for prospective clients to sign up for new accounts.

Managing General Agent at National Income Life Insurance Company

October 2005 - December 2008

o All aspects of recruiting, screening, interviewing and hiring new agents o Provide Supplemental Benefits to union members, credit unions and associations o Manage a team of 7 agents, ensuring team achieves all sales quotas

Server, trainer at TAO

July 2007 - May 2008

o Served high end food and wine to celebrities, athletes, and other wealthy individuals o Trained new servers on all aspects of the restaurant, including up-selling food and wine as well as efficiency o Was third out of over forty servers in total sales in my first two months, as well as third in wine sales

Manager and Server at Basil Leaf

August 2005 - January 2007

o All aspects of interviewing, hiring and training of new employees o Ordering Beer, Alcohol, and Wine o Take food and drink orders of customers, approximately 50 -60 a night. o Explaining any item off the menu, including wine, in full detail ensuring the customer gets exactly what is desired

Proprietor and Operating Manager at Prascorp, LLC dba Big Apple Deli

August 2004 - August 2005

o All phases of day-to-day restaurant operations o Analysis and implementation of all financial aspects including accounting for profit maximization o All aspects of hiring and training of the staff o Created a great environment for all employees and customers

Manager and Server at Shell Shucked

May 2001 - August 2004

o Assist in the building of an efficient team of employees by taking an active involvement in their welfare, safety, training and development. o Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems o Explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods o Trained new servers

Server at Remoulade

February 1999 - August 2001

o Prepared restaurant for next shift (filled condiments, rolled silverware, etc.) o Served customers and work with other staff in friendly/courteous/helpful/professional manner o Presented menus to patrons and answered questions about menu items, made recommendations upon request

Greg Prasker's Education

Tulane University

1997 – 2004

Bachelor's degree

Tulane University

1997 – 2004

Bachelor of Science

Concentration: Computer Information Systems

Greg Prasker's Interests & Activities

Skydiving, Reading, Watching Sports

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