A good resume will blend your experience and skills with a relevant list of achievements. Use achievements to show your next employer how you can do more than just “do the job.”
Here are some questions that can guide you in identifying achievements. Do they have to be quantifiable? No. If you have numbers, great. If not, tell your success story in the best way that shows your value to you next employer.
What have I done to help my employer make money?
What have I done to help my employer save money?
What have I done to make the company more efficient?
How have I exceeded performance goals?
What has happened because I took the initiative to do something?
Has an employer said something about me in a review that speaks to my character?
Have I trained or mentored an employee who took on a position of greater responsibility?
Have I been selected for special projects or assignments?
ave I won any awards?