- File Size: 490 KB
- Print Length: 134 pages
- Publisher: Quintessential Careers Press (November 29, 2012)
- Publication Date: November 29, 2012
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B00AG2EYXQ
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #872,417 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
You Are More Accomplished Than You Think: How to Brainstorm Your Achievements for Career and Life Success Kindle Edition
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Whether you are a job seeker, entrepreneur or employee, the ability to describe your accomplishments concisely and passionately will move you forward in your career. The book, You Are More Accomplished Than You Think: How To Brainstorm Your Achievements For Career And Life Success, gives you tools, examples, information, and worksheets to help you define and describe your accomplishments. You may know your accomplishments without understanding how to describe and build on those accomplishments. This book will show you how.
Too often the resume, cover letter, or profile is a list of job duties without showing your value, results, or sharing a memorable story. When you finish this book you will be proud to share your many accomplishments in a meaningful way without sounding like you are bragging.
The author shares techniques such as:
* Integrating feedback from others.
* Mining documents for accomplishments.
* Entrepreneurial accomplishments.
* Life accomplishments.
* Using keywords to describe your accomplishments.
One of the most important things you can do in describing accomplishments is to know your audience and tailor your accomplishments to the person or business you are speaking with.
The prompts, brainstorm activities, tools, websites, and assessments will help develop and frame accomplishments that are difficult to quantify. Some accomplishments can be given a numerical value while others will be told in scenarios, examples, or stories. As Katharine Hansen explains,
"When we describe accomplishments, we are essentially telling stories. The challenge, your role, and the impact you had."
You Are More Accomplished Than You Think: How To Brainstorm Your Achievements For Career And Life Success, by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. will give you clear concise information and the tools you need to frame your accomplishments. As the author states, "You are more accomplished than you think."
Nancy J. Miller, M.S.
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