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Business Analyst Resume Sample

Purpose: Business Analyst Resume Sample for the financial services industry

This business analyst resume illustrates that even when it seems impossible to find a way to describe your accomplishments using numbers, you can still describe your results and the benefits you produced for your employers.

Like we’ve done in this business analyst resume, rather than the actions, place the emphasis of your accomplishment statements on the results that each action/accomplishment produced.

Did you improve something? Increase or expand something? Strengthen…enhance…reduce…streamline, etc. Remember–it isn’t what you know how to do, because many other applicants will also know how to do the same things; it is what you do with what you know how to do. Always showcase accomplishments in your resume, but remember that it is the result of that accomplishment that should be emphasized.

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Keep drilling to the “so what?” of your accomplishment. For example, in writing this business analyst resume, the client told us that he had ” developed and rolled out a new database that automated collection and reporting of P&L .”  So what? That is the question we asked him. What positive difference did this database make.  The answer: it replace and eliminated a time-consuming manual process that saved 2 hours of labor daily.

PLEASE KEEP IN MIND: This sample resume written for a business analyst is just an example to show the quality and style of our professional resume writing services. The sample resumes on our site written for many business professionals show that every document we write is different and the resume that we write for you will be customized and personalized to your needs and to the market you are targeting. Distinctive Documents provides our clients a full range of professional writing services to meet all job search needs. If you are a past client (we’ve already written your resume), you can place an order to have your resume updated by clicking here. If you are a new client and would like more information about our professional resume writing services, click here.

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I am very pleased indeed with the results you've produced on my behalf, Michelle. One of my former business associates, whose judgment I generally regard as excellent, said that the resume "hits a home run"! I am in fact in the process of scheduling an interview with a large Wall Street firm that, after reviewing my resume, apparently concurs with this assessment.

G.O., New Jersey

Sharon is a terrific partner in this process! She did an excellent job of reframing my experience (very difficult to do) and producing a "clean" resume. Excellent quality and writing (and I'm very, very particular about writing style and form). Every contact I had with your organization was highly professional and 100% customer focused. Thank you! I would love to have the opportunity to work with Sharon and your organization again...you delivered a high-quality product in a timely, professional fashion.

M.M., North Carolina

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J.G., Utah

My opportunity search is going reasonably well. I have had about 6 agencies submit me to about 10 openings. Half of those agencies I had not worked with previously and had to go interview with them to prove that I can dress myself correctly etc. All of them were pleased with the new resume. One just couldn't stop saying "wow".

Two of the agencies asked for info on where I had it done and I gave them the pertinent details. I believe they were interested in using your services for some of their clients vs having someone in house or local, especially after seeing the spectacular job you did on mine.

Of the 10 openings they submitted my resume to, I have had one two-hour interview (managers in a different city) and three company site interviews. I believe I have a good chance of receiving an offer from the last one I did of these on Friday.

In addition to the agencies, I have researched approximately 40 companies that looked interesting and submitted my resume directly to them via email (75%) and fax (25%). For handful that were especially interesting, I spent some extra effort on company research and customized the blind-submittal letter to target them and also found operations managers email addresses. Bypassed the HR department and careers@/jobs@ generic buckets. None of these direct contacts had a relevant position advertised on their website or any of the job boards . . . Of all of these, one of them has responded favorably and has given me two rounds of interviews thus far. They are in the process of drafting a contract offer, which I hope to see soon. This was a company that didn't even know they were in need of someone like me before my resume/letter came floating into their view. :-)

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(Then several days later from above client)

Just dropping you a quick note to let you know that I have received the first contract draft for my new position. It will be a one year contract at a leading Canadian fixed-wireless internet service provider. Decent rate, decent people, interesting work all await me next week. This was a place that I had mentioned previously that didn't have any positions of this type advertised at all, and didn't consciously know they needed my help, before the wonderful new resume landed in front of them. I attribute my landing of this contract almost 100% to the super job you did on my resume. I had the raw materials, but you sure got them to "clean up nice" :-)

T.M., Alberta, Canada

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