How often do you roll or scale back the information you share about your professional accomplishments? Do you even realize you are doing it?
Research has shown that women use twice as many words on their resume as men, but only a third of the detail. If you marry this fact with another — that men are often assessed on what is possible, where women are assessed on what they have already accomplished — you can see why it becomes incredibly challenging for women to get to that next level of impact in the workplace.
1:56: Being strategic about making certain key decision-makers, allies and liaison know what you are working on is key.
6:02: A few questions to get started:
7:56: Here I share eight specific questions to get yourself thinking. They are included in the free worksheet above. With theses, I often encourage women to add them to their profiles, bios and discussions as they are looking to create more momentum based on the accomplishments they have already had.
19:12: The framework for a three-line value statement, which is also included in the worksheet! This frameworks has helps develop something more than just an elevator statement. It encourages people to ask questions, make connections, or provide guidance. This easy approach helps you outline accomplishments, your current contributions and future aspirations. Plus it can help facilitate conversation with career catalysts.
23:40: Feel free to share your accomplishments with me. You can send me a DM in LinkedIn, or a message on one of the social platforms.
Feel free to share this podcast with a girlfriend or somebody at work, or even your women’s group. I think so many of us need this real advice based on research that gives us the confidence to show up in a new way.
So, for those of you that have been share your accomplishments, congratulations, and if you can help other women and men share their accomplishments, talk about their goals and practice their ask. You can be helping a whole generation of workers that can blow the doors off what is possible because they have people like you in their lives that are encouraging them to take that next step.
Thanks for listening!
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