Surpass JD and MBA graduates in your career search by announcing your candidacy for the CRA (Chartered Regulatory Analyst) to recruiters and employers.
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Part of a successful search strategy includes announcing your candidacy through social media platforms used by executive search firms, staffing organizations, and employers such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other social media sites.
You may announce your status as, or candidacy to become, a CRA (Chartered Regulatory Analyst), after your surname, using the following conventions:
- Your Name, CRA (Chartered Regulatory Analyst) (expected date)
- Your Name, CRA (expected date)
- Your Name, Chartered Regulatory Analyst (expected date)
As a candidate, when computing the “expected date” you should conservatively project when you will complete all of the requirements associated with receiving the CRA (Chartered Regulatory Analyst) license.
Special Instructions Regarding LinkedIn
The Certifications section of your LinkedIn profile comprises the best area to display your status as or candidacy to become a CRA (Chartered Regulatory Analyst).
When using Linked In, you may find the following posting instructions helpful
1. Select the Certifications section from the list to the right of your profile (or scroll down to see it)
2. Select + Add
3. Certification Name: CRA (Chartered Regulatory Analyst)
4. Certification Authority: Regulatory Compliance Association
5. License Number: Enter your assigned license number
6. Certification URL: rcaonline.org
7. Dates: Select the month and year in which you received your license or your properly computed “expected date”
8. Select Save
Special Instructions for Twitter
For your Twitter handle, you may use, allowing for character limitations:
- YourName CRA (CharteredRegulatoryAnalyst)
You may Tweet about your license or candidacy.
With regard to any use of the CRA (Chartered Regulatory Analyst), in any form, you should not hide or obscure your identity in any way, which would include anonymous postings. Any such use is grounds for immediate revocation of your CRA (Chartered Regulatory Analyst) license.
The forgoing guidelines comprise essential elements of maintaining compliance with the RCA’s Compliance Officer Professional Code of Conduct.