Resume Ideas For Accounting Infusing Your Accounting Rsum With Quantifiable Results
As the job market continues to be about as tight as an angry boa constrictor, you need to take a "YOU" attitude in your rsum and show quantifiable
results to get hired. Phrase each sentence to communicate the message, "Here is what I can do for YOU!"
How? Show your potential new employer what you have accomplished in clear, concrete quantitative results. Quantitative results should demonstrate
either money you saved the company or money you generated for the company.
What do new employers want from their new employees? *	The ability to generate money for the company by increasing sales, redesigning the
website to increase visits per page, or increasing customer retention. *	The ability to save the company money by reducing turnover, decreasing
product loss during the quality assurance process, and reducing costs.
In short, employers are looking for employees who can: *	Increase the efficiency of the operation. *	Increase income. *	Reduce costs for everything
from paperclips to airplanes.
The world has changed. No longer will employers settle for a vague statement such as, "I increased sales." To get the interview, you need to be
specific: by how much (in percentage and dollars) did you increase sales? Employers are comparing those percentages and dollars to select the one
to three people they decide to interview. Your goal is to get the interview.
How do you do show quantitative results? A good source for information is reviews by your current and past employers. You are keeping those, aren't
you??? There are many gems within them which can be mined to make your new rsum sparkle. Here is how to do that:
1.	Do you have general accomplishments? Were you recruited from a field of 200 for this job? Why were you hired? Did you bring to the job a
particular skill set they sought? What tasks have you completed in your previous jobs? Did you observe a deficiency, present a viable solution, and
then complete the project?
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