Resume Writing with the Power Word Abridged
Abridged – To shorten without loosing the content.
Also: Abridge, Abridges, Abridging
Abridged shows your (the candidate’s) ability to:
- Be concise about your goals – you can give clients a quick and easy definition of your company’s aspirations and how they relate to their needs
- Demonstrate the proclivity to explain – show off your ability to pay attention and give a detailed account in a swift manner
- Analyze/summarize reports effectively
- Simplifying complex concepts
Many times it is important to give a precise summary without including the entire report. Show your employer that you can change the form of an analysis without loosing any content.
Perhaps you have done a statistical analysis on the quarter’s sale’s. Your boss asks for you to give an abridged account during a meeting. Instead of taking up thirty minutes, you give a summarized account in five.
You are asked to provide an overview of the previous week’s work for a co-worker who was on vacation. By supplying him with an abridged version, he is able to jump right in without wasting time.
Conclusion: You can communicate and catch people up to speed without wasting time.
A customer wants to know how you will be developing their website but does not have any knowledge of computer programming. By abridging the development process, you can explain it to them in a way that is understandable.
Conclusion: You can be patient with customers and provide an easy way for them to understand what you are doing.
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