Accomplishment Stories Your Most Powerful Tool to Get the Job Offer – Part 1 of 2

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 | Posted in Blog, News item

In today’s work-world, with high unemployment, limited job openings, and a challenging economy, it is critically important to learn how to articulate your value. You’ve got to “sell yourself” to the employer and differentiate yourself from other candidates. The best way to do this is to tell compelling stories that highlight tangible, measurable results. And the best “tool” to use for this purpose Accomplishment Stories. The information below will give you a clear idea of how to develop and use your own Accomplishment Stories for interview success.

Accomplishment Definitions:

Each accomplishment you use should satisfy at least 2-3 of the following criteria:

  • A work-related task or event about which you feel proud
  • A situation where you went “above and beyond” the job’s responsibilities
  • An example of taking personal initiative
  • A time when you may have received special recognition or praise

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About Ford Myers

Career Success and Job Search Expert, Ford R. Myers

Ford R. Myers is an award-winning career coach and President of Career Potential, LLC. He is author of the best-seller, Get The Job You Want, Even When No One’s Hiring. Ford’s firm helps clients take charge of their careers, create the work they love, and earn what they deserve! He has held senior consulting positions at three of the nation’s largest career service firms. Ford’s articles and interviews have appeared in hundreds of magazines, newspapers, television and radio networks. He has also conducted presentations at many companies, associations and universities. Learn more at www.CareerPotential.com or contact Ford directly at 1-800-972-6588.

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