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Questions to ask yourself to generate a great resume

  • Who is the target audience ? Will he understands my role and implication in my accomplishments?
  • How much time does the reader have ?
  • How to stand out in the market place ?
  • How to get the attention of the reader?
  • How to guide the interview on passionnate discussions?
  • Do I show decision making information?
  • Have I written 80% of my tasks?
  • Are my accomplishments quantified?
  • How can I write a profile with the less words as possible?
  • Did I use key words?

Christina Smith, CPA

Profile

  • 1st sentence - Professional path;
  • 2nd - Technical strenghts;
  • 3rd - Management style and how do professionals perceive me;
  • 4th - Greatest career accomplishment (ideally quantified).

KPMG Directror, Auditing

  • 80 % of your regular tasks
  • Sales ranging from 100-200 M$ in the public, manufacturing and pharma industry
  • Special mandate : led and initiated a one year project, with a team of 5 and a 5M$ budget - yearly recurrent saving of 2 M$.
  • Quantified accomplishments : M$, Went from a 10 day delay to 5, 15 to 20 % savings.

Education

  • 2008 - CPA accounting designation
  • 2006 - Bachelor / accounting - UQÀM

Highlight

  • 2009 - KPMG prize

Other

  • Activities/interests : Dancing Signing, oenology

Interview

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  • Do I have a convincing attitude in the first 30 seconds ?
  • Do I know the environment well? Who will be there?
  • What academic background, professional background and career achievements do they possess?
  • What personality profile do they have? Are they focused on results and actions? Are they analytical, Cartesian and reflexive? Will they privilege relation above anything else, exuberancy and creativity?
  • Have I done beforehand a good introspection?
  • Was I concise?
  • Proscribe negation!
  • Did I participate in similar projects with transferrable competencies?
  • You have to REASSURE to SELL yourself. The past will tell the future!

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