There are a few big steps in this solution:
Don’t talk about your projects, tell your stories instead.
I read this article a few days ago and wished that I could tell myself of more than a year ago what I am about to tell right now. Back then, I was hopelessly applying for jobs and got a few interviews. However, I failed all because of one mistake: I was not able to talk about my projects.
I brought this up because I have been helping a few friends who are currently seeking opportunities in tech. Many of them could not elaborate on the projects listed on their resumes…
Incoming Software Engineer @Facebook — Music and Technology