Bringing job descriptions to life on your resume can be challenging. This article will take the mystery out of the process and give you some strategies and writing plans to guide you as you write those all-important job descriptions. You'll learn about achievement statements that will set you apart from other job seekers and resume formats that best suit your career.
Let's look at the most important tips to remember when writing job descriptions, no matter the format you use to present your resume:
Wendy Enelow is a master resume writer and a job and career transition coach. She has written 20+ books on resumes, cover letters, keywords, and career management, including the recently released "MODERNIZE YOUR RESUME: Get Noticed … Get Hired" and "MODERNIZE YOUR JOB SEARCH LETTERS: Get Noticed … Get Hired" (both available at https://emerald-career-publishing.myshopify.com). Have a question for her about writing resumes, LinkedIn profiles, e-notes and other career communications? E-mail queries to YourCareerQA@shrm.org. Enelow also offers a paid executive resume writing service. For more information, visit www.wendyenelow.com.
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