CCAR Accomplishment Builder

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2/14/16: “Hi Kathryn, I got the Federal Resume Guidebook and wanted to thank you for CCAR accomplishment tool. I find that very helpful. It provides the structure that I need “
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Write your best accomplishments in the CCAR format!


SAMPLE CCAR:  See an example builder output for a Biological Wildlife Technician who catches a New Mexico Jumping Mouse to prove experience as a Study Project Leader, Biologist and knowledge of collection of Environmental Species. This “story” accomplishment will be added to his resume to match several KSAs for a target position. Plus it is very interesting; Click here.


Your work-related accomplishments can help you get Best Qualified, Referred to a Supervisor, Selected for an Interview. The accomplishments can help you successfully carry out a Performance Based Iinterview (PBI), and feel confident that you are a valued employee!  Start writing your accomplishments now with our CCAR Accomplishment Builder.  It’s easy, just type your story in the fields and hit SUBMIT. The results will come to your email immediately and it will look GREAT!   The CCAR Accomplishment story-telling format is a popular accomplishment and interview story model recommended by Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and Human Resources Specialists in government. Tell your story with each step of the way!

The CCAR Model

  • Challenge – Describe a specific problem or goal.
  • Context – Describe the individuals and groups you worked with, and/or the environment in which you worked, to address a particular challenge (e.g., clients, co-workers, members of Congress, shrinking budget, low morale).
  • Action – Discuss the specific actions you took to address a challenge.
  • Results – Give specific examples of measures/outcomes that had some impact on the organization.

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Accomplishment Story Title

Challenge

Context

Action

What specific action(s) did you take to address the challenge? Did you research something? Did you answer difficult questions before a hostile audience? Did you figure out how to do more with less?

Results

Congratulations, you have just completed a CCAR Accomplishment Story!

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