Write Your Accomplishments
u Think of the things you have accomplished in your career.
u Write up your accomplishments using the C.A.R. technique.
You have now begun to set-up an Accomplishment Journal!
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Examples of Accomplishment Statements:
Ø Developed continuous process improvements within Billing Production, resulting in invoices being delivered to customers in an accurate and timely fashion.
Ø Managed the implementation of projects including system enhancement and process re-engineering, which improved company results and objectives for the year 2001
Ø Co-coordinated the logistics of building new telecommunications systems for six new office sites across Canada within four months – “on cost” and “on time”.
Ø Re-organized the filing system to ensure easy access to corporate documents.
Ø Increased sales by 20% by implementing a national sales & marketing campaign
Ø Created a marketing plan that increased sales by 20%
Ø Devised action plans to resolve a myriad of trick situations and bring teams of people together to carry out these plans, ensuring continued customer satisfaction.
Ø Reduced receivables from 48 to 32 days by creating and implementing a new follow up process
Ø Successfully co-coordinated and managed the administration and report production of 28 sales rep
Ø Reduced the annual security operating budget 22% by developing and implementing several cost savings projects while increasing the level of security
Ø Reorganized and consolidated accounting, analysis and forecasting activities, achieving a $50,000.00 annual cost saving.
Ø Systematized a manual system for order intake, saving eight processing days per month.
Ø Created and conducted a selection interview training program for managers and supervisors, reducing candidate selection ratio from 1:15 to 1:5.
Ø Reduced internal product rejections from 14% of sales to 2% and customer quality returns from 3% to 0.1%.
Ø Initiated an Employee Opinion Survey that resulted in the implementation of new policies and procedures and significantly increased morale.
Ø Reduced receivables from 45 days to 30 days.
Ø Increased sales activities with new prospects and static accounts, expanding sales by 35%.
Ø Designed equipment and techniques for a new chemical process that raised product market potential from $1 million to over $12 million per year.
Ø Devised an e-mail registry that saved my boss 12% of his discretionary time.