expand – to become larger. Expand is a resume writing power word used to show how the candidate creates growth.
noun form: expansion
Resume Writing Formula:
size/amount/influence + expansion = results/success
What to expand – number, range, variety, scope, scale, reach, limit, breadth, area.
Resume Writing Examples:
In order to expand the business, I established stores in other states and began advertising on the Internet.
Conclusion: This candidate knows how to promote progress.
I expanded my musical scope by learning to play the piano, the keyboard, and the harmonica.
Conclusion: This candidate is has a wide variety of musical talents.
I increased our radio’s listening audience by expanding our signal range to more surrounding towns.
Conclusion: This candidate understands the importance of accessing more customers.
After the success of my article, I released an expansion a year later that attracted an even larger audience.
Conclusion: This candidate elaborates on his or her own work.
After the success of my diner, I had to expand the building to seat more customers.
Conclusion: This candidate is willing to take chances for the benefit of his or her customers.
Synonyms: aggrandize, amplify, bloat, bolster, broaden, build up, develop, dilate, distend, elaborate, embellish, enlarge, escalate, extend, heighten, increase, inflate, magnify, mount, spread, stretch, swell, widen
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