How to prepare your resume and cover letter as an Innovator?

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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 Innovator archetype you value autonomy, flexibility, and being different from others. You want to march to the beat of your own drum and do not want to be restricted by too many rules. You tend to be adaptive, experimental, and inquisitive.

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

  1. Highlight in your resume the distinctive qualities that set you apart from the norm, showcasing what makes you truly unique and unconventional; 

  2. Emphasise the importance of an entrepreneurial work setting, providing you with ownership over your tasks and a certain level of autonomy; 

  3. Demonstrate your capacity to tackle complex challenges, exhibit creative thinking, engage in experimentation, and embrace continuous learning; 

  4. Showcase your skill in envisioning the future and your aptitude for taking informed and strategic risks; 

  5. Demonstrate your ability to drive change by rallying people's support and effecting a transformative shift in the business.

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