Cade Kinzel




Longwood University (Farmville, VA), May 2021

Bachelor of Communication Studies

Concentration: Digital Media

GPA: 2.6


WORK EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                          

TJMaxx Sales Associate, Cashier, and Fitting Room Associate

  • Maintained a clean changing area for customer use
  • Practiced communication and listening skills through the checkout process
  • Organized store in preparation for opening and closing hours
  • Performed decision making and problem-solving techniques through situations customers dealt with
  • Learned how to operate a cash register required in check out process
  • Developed collaboration with others through small group projects assigned by the manager


YNOT Host and Wait Assist

  • Greeted and directed customers to a table of their liking while staying in an organized section rotation
  • Attended to customers when a service was needed, or question needed to be answered
  • Communicated with servers about who was available to be assigned the next customers
  • Developed skills consisting of working under pressure and ability to multitask
  • Demonstrated working well with others through small group projects assigned by the manager
  • Organized and maintained table cleanliness in preparation for customer use



  • Paying for my four-year college tuition on my own
  • Getting evaluated by my manager at TJMaxx and being given a raise for my positive attitude, consistency, and work ethic
  • Earning a personal record of 19:15 for a 5k during my senior year of high school cross country
  • Assisted someone in their journey to joining YoungLife by introducing her to a leader who gave her the details of the organization



  • Receiving a 100% for my Communication Analysis Paper#2 in my Introduction to Communications class (Comm. 200)
  • Receiving a 100% for my English 150 PowerPoint presentation on Stephen King and his work



YoungLife, Longwood University, August 2018-present

  • Attend bible studies and interact with fellow members in a group discussion
  • Participated in various events that included group bonding activities

Trinity Church, Virginia Beach, VA, July 2018

  • Greeted and showed members of the church a smiling face as they walked in to give them a preview of what the church is all about
  • Donated offerings to the church that will be used to benefit the community in ways of events, new equipment, and projects