Thou Shalt Not Write About Your Past
Because your resume is a marketing piece for your next job, it concerns your future, not your past. If you’re writing a chronological resume (explained in Chapter 4), don’t write your resume as if it were a historical document. Even though the body of your chronological format is structured around your work history (your past), the achievement statements should support your Job Objective statement (your future).
Some folks think a list of statements should end with the best one. Not on a resume! What if an impatient or busy reader never gets to the end of the list? Always start a list with ...