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The Elements of Resume Style, 2nd Edition by Scott Bennett

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APPENDIX A

More Examples of Effective Position Descriptions/Blurbs

View the following examples as food for thought, not material to be copied into your résumé. Notice the unique accomplishments of each candidate. Because of this uniqueness, there exists no single blurb for every paralegal or every project manager or every coordinator or every nurse or every person in any position. Anyone who tells you otherwise (and gives you pages of boilerplate material to plop into your résumé) is underestimating your uniqueness. Employers can usually discern the difference between a thoughtlessly copied generic description and a genuine one resulting from ...

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