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How Do I Sell Myself On A Resume

Here are some tips on how to sell yourself effectively on a resume:

  1. Focus on accomplishments: Instead of just listing your job duties, highlight your achievements and the impact you had in each role. Use specific examples and quantify your results whenever possible.

We recommend using a dedicated Achievements sections in your resume, like so:

Achievements
Record Project Delivery
Facilitated the development of a full-featured SMB product in just 4 months.
Mentoring
Implemented 1-on-1 meeting rhythm within my team, reaching high employee happiness and the longest retention rate.
Taking On Challenges
Moved to the USA and headed a project no current team leads wanted to work on, reaching 90% lead time predictability.
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  1. Showcase your skills: Identify the skills that are most relevant to the position you're applying for and highlight how you've used them in your previous roles. This will demonstrate to the employer how you can bring value to the company.
  2. Use keywords: Many employers use applicant tracking systems (ATS) to screen resumes, so it's important to include relevant keywords from the job description in your resume.
  3. Tailor your resume: Customize your resume for each job you apply for by highlighting the experiences and skills that are most relevant to the position.
  4. Show your personality: Your resume is an opportunity to show your unique qualities and character. Use a clear, professional tone and highlight experiences that demonstrate your values, motivation, and passion for your work.
  5. Keep it concise and to the point: A resume should be easy to read and focused on the most important information. Avoid including irrelevant details or lengthy explanations.
  6. By following these tips, you can effectively sell yourself on your resume and demonstrate to potential employers why you are the best candidate for the job.

Achievements
Record Project Delivery
Facilitated the development of a full-featured SMB product in just 4 months.
Mentoring
Implemented 1-on-1 meeting rhythm within my team, reaching high employee happiness and the longest retention rate.
Taking On Challenges
Moved to the USA and headed a project no current team leads wanted to work on, reaching 90% lead time predictability.
RIGHT
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Volen Vulkov
Volen Vulkov is a resume expert and the co-founder of Enhancv. He applies his deep knowledge and experience to write about a career change, development, and how to stand out in the job application process.
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