Whether you have a job or you are looking for a job, you need to get noticed.
The way to get noticed is to get results.
There are only two types of people that employers want to keep or hire – problem solvers and profit makers. (It goes without saying that they want people who can play nice with others).
Skills such as “ability to work in a fast-paced environment” or “effective communicator” aren’t the traits to highlight on your resume. They are important skills to have, but not the ones to spotlight.
Here are a few questions that might help you decide what to include.
- What problems have you solved that affect the company’s bottom line?
- What work have you produced that affects the company’s bottom line?
- Does your work get noticed?
- Do you get noticed?