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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To The Perfect Resume by Susan Ireland

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Warning! Functional Resume Ahead

Many times functional resume writers make the mistake of writing achievement statements without indicating where the accomplishments took place. This practice makes potential employers uneasy because they have no way of confirming the experience. The solution? Give each accomplishment credibility by saying where it happened. Here are two ways to indicate where your success took place:
1. Incorporate the name of the organization or your position into the sentence: Managed Harrington Department Store’s $1.5 million budget. Collaborated with executives to create a new marketing strategy as member of the St. Francis Board of Directors.
2. Reference the organization or your position at the end of the statement: Managed ...

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