Competency-Based Resumes: How To Bring Your Resume To The by Robin Kessler and Linda A. Strasburg

By Robin Kessler and Linda A. Strasburg

Do you need the major to the simplest jobs with the easiest employers? it is time to play offense rather than security. Competency-Based Resumes indicates state-of-the-art activity applicants a brand new, extra particular strategy to write resumes to get them again at the related taking part in box with the easiest employers and enhance their odds of profitable the task they need. The procedure an service provider makes use of whilst filling jobs has replaced considerably some time past few years, and it truly is nonetheless evolving. instead of easily taking a look at an applicant's earlier jobs, businesses are as a substitute taking a look at candidate's stories in definite key areas-including measurable paintings conduct and the non-public abilities, often called abilities, used to accomplish pursuits at paintings. Competency-Based Resumes provide you with a brand new and powerful method to create resumes that emphasizes the information, abilities, and talents that you've got and employers want. Many refined U.S. and overseas firms are utilizing competency-based platforms to recruit, interview, decide upon, and advertise. enterprises corresponding to American show, Coca-Cola, Sears, and MetLife are all searching for particular potential.

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Instrumental in international rollout of MIS PC Card reporting tools. Customer Service: Analyst Responsible for timely/accurate completion of audit report analysis. Customization of client reports based on client need for audit. Implementation of new MIS accounts. US Department of Transportation FAA, Wichita Falls, TX Air Traffic Controller 1980–1992 x Radar Approach Control, Remote Radar and Center Certified. Additional Projects: Created and implemented a simulator program to radically reduce upgrade and certification for Air Traffic Control Operators.

Give specific examples to support your experience with each competency. Include specific details when you are writing accomplishment statements. If you keep things vague and general, your credibility isn’t as strong as if you go into enough details to prove that you actually have experience in a particular area. Don’t bury them with the details, just give enough to provide evidence that you’ve done the things you’ve claimed credit for. Go through the list of competencies for the position you are interested in—one at a time.

2 Result. ) If you have trouble coming up with specific examples, you might want to talk to a mentor or consultant. When the IT manager had difficulty with the competency “treating people with respect,” we suggested that he use examples from when he had worked with a diverse group of people. Here’s an example: X Selected to win 2001 Performer Award for accurately assessing market needs in the United States, Asia/Pacific, and Latin America and determining product applications for software. X Recognized for ability to develop effective working relationships with diverse teams/cultures by being asked to attend monthly international relationship manager meetings.

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