One of the most important skills employers want in their employees is the ability to work independently. Independent skills show that you won’t always be asking a supervisor for guidance. If you’re independent, you can take initiative and need little direction to succeed.
See how to use Independent skills on your resume:
Cto / Chief Innovation OfficerKeurve
Organized two Roundtable discussions on Paediatric ARVs in Geneva (60 participants)
Fundraised over 50’000 CHF for the three projects in Bosnia to support victims of Genocide
Grew the IT team from 10 to 60 FTE, organized using the spotify model.
Gained ISO 27001 security certification
Created a Devops culture to run the platform 24/7, with 99.9% uptime.
After the launch of our own product, the company grew to 10 people and we've automated several other startups
Independent fundamental skill set:
- Taking ownership of projects and organized tasks
- Feel confident making your own decisions and executing plans
- The ability to work without close supervision
- You thrive in an autonomous working environment that allows for high levels of freedom
- You don’t need to be surrounded by others to stay disciplined
What jobs require Independent skills:
- Cto / Chief Innovation Officer
- Marketing Manager
- Board Member
- Corporate Strategy Analyst
- Researcher In Biomaterials Science
- Product Manager, Interactive Ads
- Technical Support Specialist
- Senior Team Leader
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Independent skills courses and certificates:
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Independent popularity over time:
Courtesy of Google Trends
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About this report:
Data reflects analysis made on over 1M resume profiles and examples over the last 2 years from Enhancv.com.
While those skills are most commonly met on resumes, you should only use them as inspiration and customize your resume for the given job.