Your resume must contain concise bullet points to describe your experiences. SAR statements effectively outline your accomplishments in a simple, informative way.
Situation: Scenarios you have had to deal with in your experience
Action: What you did to resolve the problem?
Result: Outcomes that resulted from your actions
Action: Reorganized a
Situation: cluttered office supply store,
Result: which led to a 20% increase in sales of merchandise
Note: Placing a strong verb at the start of the statement can grab the attention of the reader, and will convey important tasks and information to the employer quickly.
Questions to consider
- What tasks did you complete (what did you do and how?)
- What skills did you use when you took action on the problem?
- What obstacles were you required to overcome?
- What was the result, outcome, significance or conclusion?