Accomplishments Will Set You Apart from Other Candidates


In your resume, focus on accomplishments that set you apart from other job candidates. In each job, what special things did you do to set yourself apart? How did you do the job better than anyone else or than anyone else could have done? What did you do to make it your own? What special things did you do to impress your boss so that you might be promoted? What were the problems or challenges that you or the organization faced? What did you do to overcome the problems? What were the results of your efforts? How did the organization benefit from your performance? How did you leave your employers better off than before you worked for them? How have you helped your employer to:
  • make money
  • save money
  • save time
  • make work easier
  • solve a specific problem
  • be more competitive
  • build relationships
  • expand the business
  • attract new customers
  • retain existing customers