You are now in charge of managing your career! You will be the one responsible for preparing your annual review and making sure your supervisor, manager, VP, whomever, is aware of your past accomplishments.
Humility can be dangerous to your career.
This is the new warning label that should accompany every application and new hire paperwork.
So how do you talk about your accomplishments without bragging?
Tell a story using facts. STAR stories.
There is also an added bonus to identifying your past accomplishments:
- Identify transferable skills
- Bullets for your resume
- Stories for your interview
To outline your accomplishment stories, use the acronym STAR
If you get into the habit of recording your accomplishments regularly, it will become easier.
But don’t stop here.
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Answer Every Interview Question With A STAR story
To concisely convey your talents and abilities, learn how to use a STAR story to answer interview questions by reading this.