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

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Chapter 8
Step Five: Show ’Em You’re an Achiever
In This Chapter
◆ Why achievement statements are a smart use of your resume real estate
◆ How to present major headings in your functional resume
◆ How to make the value of your experience obvious to an employer
◆ Add power to your sentences with action verbs
Most resumes are dry (so dry you need to drink a couple glasses of water just to get through them) because they focus on boring job duties. Although your potential employer wants to know what you’ve done, she is even more concerned with whether you’ve achieved the desired results on the job. In this chapter, you determine what your relevant achievements are and learn how to put them on your resume, so you can get the most out of every ...

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