Too many resume bullets will shoot holes in your readability. Can your resume bullets persuade a decision–maker to open the door for an interview? Can your resume do that in 5 to 10 seconds? If so, you’ve got a good resume.
If not, I’ll show you some typical bad resumes – for example, too many resume bullets. and I’ll show you how to improve them. I’ve rewritten about 1200 resumes, and I’ve won several national awards for resume writing — cvs, bios, linkedin profiles.
Everything I do re resume bullets is based on 3 basic principles:
• First, we must understand what recruiters and hiring managers want to see on a resume — and, especially, what they DO NOT want to see. This is #1
• Second, we’re going to apply advertising principles to the resume. My background is advertising and copywriting Advertisers know how to break through the noise and persuade, so we should apply these principles to our resumes.
• Third, some of my secret layout and graphical techniques