NEWS + ADVICE
The Most Important Improvement to Your Resume
Patra Frame relates the importance of using accomplishment statements vs. responsibilities on your resume. This is probably the single biggest improvement you can make to your resume, particularly in the security cleared sector.
The formula to use:
Task . . . Action . . . Results
Task: a critical requirement, a big project, a vital aspect of the work.
Action: what you actually did
Results: what was accomplished as a result of your actions
Took over failing project, taught teamwork practices and established better team communications, resulting in project being back on schedule and budget within 100 days.
Take the time to make these improvements to your resume and it will help you stand out from the crowd and demonstrate to an employer why you are the best fit for their position.