|•||Hired as Director, Tri-State Area|
|•||Responsible for a budget of $1.2 million|
|•||Managed staff of 5 in our downtown office|
Your details may be grander, or your career may be at an earlier stage, but lots and lots of people have this style of information presentation on their resume.
Can you spot the error?
These resume bullet points simply describe what you did. They don't tell your future boss how good you are at doing the job.
It's obvious... If you've got a job... and you work in an office... in the year 2015...
Three things happened:
- You were hired for that job
- You had some monetary resources to manage
- You had people working for or with you
Seriously, you haven't told the employer or your future boss anything with those three bullet points.
So here are two simple tips.