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I am writing my professional profile on my CV and questioning a couple of things.

As it's my CV, each bullet point places me as the subject, and I don't want to explicitly point this out every bullet. For example:

"I have extensive experience in leading requirements gathering sessions; taking a creative, methodical and analytical approach to workshops, interviews, wireframe and design reviews."

Instead, I just want to use the following (omitting I have, or I am etc for other sentences:

"Extensive experience in leading requirements gathering sessions; taking a creative, methodical and analytical approach to workshops, interviews, wireframe and design reviews."

OR

"Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to lead the project planning process; developing realistic release plans aligned to scope, capacity and budget."

Why questions for the above is:

1) Is the first part of either sentence an independent clause as I am the implied subject?

2) Is the use of semicolon here correct, or should it be a colon?

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    Hello, Simon. (1) No; you're left with a sentence fragment in each case. I'm not sure how acceptable CV readers view these as. (2) A colon is correct when developing a theme: explaining by rephrasing or in greater detail, listing sub-issues, or giving a consequence. A semicolon is essentially a separator (with more clout than a comma). You decide here. – Edwin Ashworth Jul 12 at 11:09
  • I'm not clear on the scope of your 'extensive experience'. Does it include all the fragments: 'leading requirements gathering sessions', 'taking a creative, methodical and analytical approach to workshops', 'collaborating with multidisciplinary teams', 'developing realistic release plans'? (I can see no fragments that can sensibly be prefaced with I am... .) – Shoe Jul 12 at 11:24
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I can have ago at answering the second of your questions here, but will leave the people who know more grammar terminology to address the first.

In your sentence beginning 'I have', it might be better use an 'and take' to link the points (keeps the active voice).

In the bullet pointed statements without use of first person, the idea of using both semi-colons and colons does not seem correct. The last statement could nevertheless have an 'and developing ...' inserted, instead of punctuation.

Also, I think bullet pointed statements don't require full stops, as they often aren't proper sentences.

Without you as the subject, and using 'ing' forms of the verbs may be more likely to lead to dangling modifiers. [These might be a useful thing to research, as you'll presumably need to use rather a lot of 'ing' words!] :)

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