How To Write Great Achievements In Your Resume (with Examples)

July 08, 2020

Accomplishments

Why Include Accomplishments Or Achievements in Your Resume?

Getting an interview isn’t just about meeting all the requirements mentioned in the job advertisement.

Over 80% of the applicants to a job advertisement will meet all the requirements. But less than 10% will be called for an interview.

To ensure you’re in that 10%, you need to include some great accomplishments to differentiate your application from the pack.


Types of Achievements or Accomplishments to Include

Here, we’ve listed the categories of achievements you can include in your resume. You don’t have to include all the types. We’ve simply made an extensive list to help you get ideas on what you can include in your resume.

Always tie your achievements back to tangible business benefits. As far as possible, include various numbers to add substance to your statements.

It’s up to your judgment to pick the accomplishments, which are most impactful. Don’t unnecessarily pad your resume with unimpressive achievements. Recall, we want to keep the document short and sharp.


How to Write Achievements in Resume


Resume Achievements Examples:

Type 1: Making The Firm More Money

Type 2: Saving The Firm Money

Type 3: Increasing Productivity

Type 4: Solving A Critical Problem

Type 5: Leading A Large Project

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