Monthly Archives: January, 2013

Use metrics to promote achievements


Statistics, measurements, counts and other metrics sound scientific, inarguable and objective. If you bolster your resume, answers to interview questions and updates to your supervisor, LinkedIn profile and other professional documents with such metrics, they will sound scientific, inarguable and objective. By quantifying your achievements, you will also underscore their heft and help prove that you’re an action-oriented go-getter rather than a self-promoting talker. “Time” metrics are one way to help quantify your achievements: Your years of experience or hours of training or courses. Tight, non-negotiable deadlines you met, or the number of work products (such as press releases, articles,…