When writing your CV you need to cover your basic job responsibilities but without just mentioning the routine. Keep your duty summaries concise and try to concentrate on the results that came out of your everyday work. So, highlight your achievements, not your duties
Achievements are things you did that had a lasting impact for your company or client. It is a result that you personally bring about while fulfilling a particular role. Typically they are things that you created, built, designed, sold or initiated. It is not the same as responsibilities that come under a job description, as these remain fixed no matter who is employed in the post. An achievement is unique to your experience and tells the employer that you can deliver. So, keep your duty summaries concise, and focus instead on unique accomplishments.
Many people are uncertain how to express their achievements vs. responsibilities. This is because many responsibilities can often seem to be achievements and most achievements can appear to be responsibilities. To avoid any confusion, you must focus on determining which of the experiences that you have gained through the workforce can be classified as achievements and which ones can be classified as responsibilities.Structure of an Achievement
An achievement consists of three components:
Successfully writing the achievements section of your CV is perhaps the most difficult part of your CV The simplest means of doing this is to employ the 'What?/So What?' formula, a two-step process that asks:
Rather than stating that 'you were responsible for a team of 10 people', you could instead say that you 'planned, arranged and hosted a team building away day, which resulted in improved communications within the office.
Typical employer interview questions include asking about the candidate's previous job-related successes and achievements.
The employer is trying to determine what your contributions to your job, your department and your company have been in previous positions.
Select an achievement that is professional, relevant and helped the business or organization to succeed.The sample interview answers will help you to formulate a good response to these type of interview questions.
Research has shown this to be one of the most common questions job seekers face in employment interviews. Prepare well for it.
"What has been your greatest achievement?"
Choose an achievement that is related to the position and is fairly recent. Review the job description or the job posting or ad. What skills are listed as necessary for the job? This will guide you to the most relevant answer for this employment interview question.
Does the position need strong sales ability. someone with keen attention to detail, good management skills or excellent problem-solving ability?
Reflect upon achievements that demonstrated the required skill. Describe your accomplishment and highlight the job-related skills you used. Point out how the results benefited the company.
If a requirement is problem-solving skills :
"Recently I was asked to implement a new system to reduce our debtors days. I analyzed the problems with the current system, got input from all the stakeholders, and developed a faster way of getting the accounts out and monitoring follow up.Our debtors days reduced significantly and we are currently on target for collections"
If a requirement is attention to detail :
"I am responsible for taking the customer orders by phone.
I listen carefully, ask for clarification and always confirm the order to make sure I have everything correct. In this past year I am the only person in my department who has not made an error on the orders.
Errors are often costly and frustrate customers. It was really satisfying receiving that recognition and I was given a bonus by my supervisor"
When asking employer interview questions about past successes, interviewers particularly want to know about achievements that increased revenues, decreased expenses, solved problems, were innovative or improved a company's reputation.
"My department manager asked me to investigate a bottleneck in the production line. I did some research and suggested a redesign of the department layout so that the production units were in a more efficient sequence.
It worked so well, increasing production by up to 20 percent, that my layout design has been adopted by all our branches"
If you have little or no work experience. refer to an accomplishment at school or in an outside activity.
Just remember to relate the skills you used to the job in question. For example:
"I was part of the rowing team that recently won the championships. It was a particularly satisfying win as we had trained very hard, requiring a lot of discipline and perseverance, to come up from the bottom of the league.
We also really had to work together as a team and keep each other motivated"
It is often difficult to single out one achievement when answering this question.
"I believe I have had a number of successes to date. It is difficult to say which I think has been my greatest accomplishment as they were all important. I am going to focus on my recent achievements as being the most pertinent. "
and go on to describe your relevant, recent accomplishments.
The Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) provides outstanding secondary school teachers of English, social studies, math, science, and special education with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills and increase their knowledge about the United States.
Teachers come to the United States from all world regions for a six-week academic program at a U.S. university graduate school of education, including intensive training in teaching methodologies, lesson planning, teaching strategies for their home environment, teacher leadership, and the use of instructional technologies. The program also includes field experience at a secondary school to engage participants with American teachers and students.Program Length Eligibility and Application Overview
Public applications are accepted.
All applicants must:
The application deadlines vary by country. Contact the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy for a copy of the application and for additional information, please visit the website of IREX. which administers the program.
For interested participants from Uzbekistan, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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JA Economics® reinforces concepts of micro- and macro-economics by having students explore the basic characteristics of the U.S. economic system and how economic principles influence business decisions.
The program also introduces students to career opportunities and consumer issues, and it helps reinforce important academic and leadership skills, including research and data analysis, problem solving and critical thinking.
JA Economics® is a one-semester course and is recommended for students in grades 11 and 12. Instructional materials include textbooks and study guides. JA Company Program® and JA Titan® are supplementary programs.JA Economics® enhances students’ learning of the following concepts and skills:
The key learning objectives listed beside each activity state the skills and knowledge students will gain.Chapter 1: What is Economics?
Economics is a social science that studies how people, acting individually and in groups, decide to use scarce resources to satisfy their wants.Session Objectives:
A key content of this chapter is the pillars of free enterprise-private property, specialization, voluntary exchange, the price system, market competition, and entrepreneurship.Session Objectives:
In economics, demand is the various qualities of something consumers are willing and able to buy at many different prices at a particular time.Session Objectives:
Supply is the various quantities of a product that producers are willing and able to sell at different prices at a particular time.Session Objectives:
A marketing-clearing price exists when the amount of a product that buyers want to by at that price is the same amount that seller want to sell at that price.Session Objectives:
People earn most of their income from jobs. They also earn some of it by putting their wealth to work. Over time, people increase their wealth by saving and investing. It pays for individuals to become familiar with the options available to investors and to shop for investments that offer the return, safety, and liquidity they desire.Session Objectives:
Enterprising individuals who put their creative talent to work in both large and small companies drive innovation in the U.S. economy.Session Objectives:
Financial Market play an important role in a free enterprise economy by channeling money from savers to businesses, which use it to invest in new capital resources.Session Objectives:
Production of goods and services is important because it determines people''s incomes and their consumption of goods and servicesSession Objectives:
The U.S. labor force has changed over the years. Beginning in the late 19th century, the percentage of all workers in agriculture began to drop while the percentage of workers in goods-producing and service-producing industries rose. The percentage of workers in service-producing industries has continued to rise in recent years, while the percentage in manufacturing and other goods-producing industries has fallen.Session Objectives:
In a free enterprise economy, businesses compete by coordinating their efforts with one another to produce things that others value and are willing to pay for.Session Objectives:
People debate the proper role and size of government in our free-market economy. The federal government has assumed a referee role in the economy to establish and enforce private property rights and the law, deal with external costs and benefits, ensure market competition, and protect consumers. The federal government also has taken on the management tasks of stabilizing the economy, promoting economic security, and providing public goods and services.Session Objectives:
Money can be anything that is generally accepted as final payment for goods and services. Financial institutions such as commercial banks, savings and loan associations, and savings banks are essential to the smooth operation of the U.S. economic system.Session Objectives:
United States economic activity is monitored carefully by government officials, members of the business community, and economists. Statistical measurements-called economic indicators- are used to assess the economy''s health.Session Objectives:
Instead of each of us trying to produce everything we consume, we concentrate our work on tasks we do best. We specialize. Then we use our earnings to buy the goods and services we want. World trade takes place in the same way.Session Objectives:
Our world is becoming more and more globalized. Globalization is the process of increasing interdependence among countries and their citizens.Session Objectives:
All JA programs are designed to support the skills and competencies identified by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. These programs also augment school-based, work-based, and connecting activities for communities with school-to-work initiatives.
For additional information on this and all Junior Achievement programs, please visit www.ja.org .