cv Shall I include key achievements/ accomplishments into my CV?
Only include accomplishments section on your CV if you have accomplished significant achievements that are related directly to the job you apply. However, if you cannot think of any note-worthy accomplishments then don’t panic and simply leave this section out of your CV. Your work experience section will demonstrate necessary.
cv How to write key achievements/ accomplishments for my CV?
To impress employer with your achievements try to touch upon notable accomplishments that the employer is seeking. Review job posting or job description carefully to see which kind of accomplishments prospective employer would be looking for and try to think of some related note-worthy achievements that you have accomplished in the past.
To convey your accomplishments in the best possible light focus on:
  • Problem – what was the problem you faced?
  • Action – what action did you take?
  • Results – what was the outcome? What difference did your action make?
To demonstrate this, consider the example below.
  • Problem: Assumed entry position in marketing department where certain product marketing campaigns indicated slow sales and low ROI
  • Action: Developed and implemented innovative word-of-mouth marketing techniques and strategies
  • Results: Increased market share by 130% without making any impact on our existing budgets
Now turn the above into accomplishment statement that you will put onto your CV:
Grew products sales by 130% without making any impact on our existing budgets by implementing innovate word of mouth marketing techniques and strategies
Remember when writing your accomplishments you should:
  • Use action words to start each resume bullet
  • Quantify results of your actions and use measurable information related to fact and figures
  • Use bullets for each heading and make your bullets flow logically