Try to limit yourself to a reasonable amount of duties, and that will vary depending on job type, but my general advice would be around half a dozen to a dozen bullet pointed job duties. Even if you do practically run the whole show. Keep each individual job duty description in a very concise and generally formal format. As in the examples you gave in italics. Further details can be discussed at an interview level so it is completely unnecessary to go into significant detail in most cases.
If it accurately summaries an important and significant aspect of your position in a concise and clear manner, then it is good. If it's not accurate it needs to be re-written. If it's not concise, you need to consider trimming it. If it's not important, consider dropping it all together. You have to remember that what you think is a vitally important aspect of your employment history may be of no interest to the potential employer at all.
Tell them that you like coffee but there's no need to mention how many sugars you take, or that beautiful percolated brand you found whilst holidaying on the Riviera. I don't know about you but I don't give credence to every single thing I read on the web.
Sounds like good advice, but is davedrastic speaking as a business owner? Or is this just personal opinion from someone not in a position to judge? My guess is that your comment is towards myself? I wouldn't need to guess if you went to the trouble of mentioning who it is that you're referring to.
Yes it is for you. Sure, they're nobody's business, but in that case you have no credibility. Disappointing reply after seeing your reply above. Don't know why you switched the tone. I find it a little rude to be bullied into providing irrelevant information. I don't need to prove myself to you. You're welcome to judge my comments for their content.
No need for me to justify the relevancy of my experience to your or any one else. So if you find the tone unwelcome, don't go insisting on information that you know to be irrelevant and none of your business. If you talk louder, maybe more people will listen to your idiotic pontificating. Clearly you're just insecure about your lack of qualifications.
If you weren't, you wouldn't be so touchy about it. Sorry to kick the soapbox from under you! I was actually thinking of your insults and requests for unnecessary information. But you know what, I don't you'll ever quite catch my meaning so my advice is that you no longer read my comments. Any resume writing service worth its money would absolutely NOT give you a cookie cutter output.
I've done it twice and it has been well worth the money the second time was when I changed career focus. Keeping it up to date with your accomplishments makes maintenance much easier. Learnt this the hard way after not updating it for years and then having a monumental task on my hands, which was horrible. I have also been updating my resume.
I have always had trouble writing about myself and at one stage ground to a complete halt. Then I thought or perhaps remembered from somewhere. This was remarkably useful. Writing something like 'Fred has always had a real talent for designing beautiful and usable User Interfaces. Then changing it to 'I have always had a real talent for designing beautiful and usable User Interfaces. And if you think about it that is exactly what a resume writing service should be doing with your own information!
Maybe you don't need one. Yeah, I think your tactic of talking about Fred is de-stressing the process for you. It's making the process more objective and taking the emotion out - and that's why it's working.
I would say that those that are having difficulty, such as you were, or erica's partner is, are taking the process too seriously. They're perhaps attempting to create the most perfect resume ever, and treating the process like a quest for the Holy Grail.
Writing a resume isn't difficult. Sure, we can make it difficult and complicated if we want to do that. But it's completely unnecessary. All a resume is is a relaying of information that should be available to you at hand. You should know the name of your previous and current employers, you should know when you started and finished working for them - and if you don't, you should be able to find out. You should know what your job title was, and what your main job duties were.
You should know why you left. If a resume were a test everyone ought to pass with flying colours, and those that don't are frankly either being lazy or are somehow muddying the process.
Think about when you go to a new city and you pick up a tourist information leaflet. It's a leaflet isn't it. It's not a book. It has probably words on it, and it's basically just mentioning key aspects because it will be looked at for only a few seconds.
That analogy may not be completely useful, perhaps particularly for any vegetarians here, but I'm tired so it'll have to do. I used a resume service for my resume. They took considerable time to talk with me and have one on one conversations. I could even reach the owner of the service via phone.
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