“So, what five words best describe you?”
Remember how you responded with:
Remember how they offered the job to another candidate – the one that was a “better fit?”
Here is a little something you might try at home.
Thesaurus each respective word you choose to describe yourself. This can be done through research online or offline. For example, if you are insistent on using the word “loyal” to describe yourself, perhaps you will consider using another word that means something similar and said less frequently to hiring managers. Maybe, just maybe it will help you stand out in a sea of competition.
Another easy thing you can do to distinguish yourself with words is to visit to O*net Online. Once there, enter the “Keyword or O*NET-SOC Code,” filling-in-the-blanks as you wish. Once the occupational area of interest appears, scroll down to “Work Styles” to discover traits aligned with your target job. Also, spend some time reading about the KSAs of your job of interest.
Research. Learn. Discover. Expand the repertoire of words used to describe the amazing Brand You!
"Good words are worth a thousand pictures." ~ Anonymous