How to prepare your resume and cover letter as a Balanced Achiever?

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Highlighting your most relevant experiences in a resume and cover letter is logical, yet it's equally essential to genuinely depict your profile. By incorporating distinctive facets from your archetype, you can effectively convey your profile and fit, setting yourself apart from the sea of standardised and impersonal applications.

As the Balanced Achiever archetype you value achievement, delivering results and being decisive. You tend to be assertive, driven and determined. Complementing your competitive nature, is your ability to balance the need for stability and change.

Here are 5 valuable inclusions that can effectively highlight your qualities within your resume and cover letter:

  1. Highlight in your resume the career goals you have accomplished thus far, utilising concrete figures whenever feasible (e.g., user count, sales objectives, market expansion); 

  2. Emphasise the significance of a work environment focused on achieving results quickly, reflecting your need for productivity and responsiveness to clients; 

  3. Demonstrate your ability to work productively, surmount challenges, and remain resilient in the face of stress; 

  4. Showcase your capacity to tackle complex challenges, using a combination of creative and analytical thinking

  5. Demonstrate your aptitude for maintaining a strong focus on quality while concurrently embracing a commitment to ongoing learning.

Learn more about how your profile can be better prepared for the interview process.

Additional resources

A Guide to Understanding Candidate Archetypes Cover Image
A Guide to Understanding Candidate Archetypes Cover Image
A Guide to Understanding Candidate Archetypes Cover Image