April 6, 2007, Newsletter Issue #78: Resume Numbers

Tip of the Week

Inserting numbers is a simple and effective way to increase the value of your professional accomplishment statements.

Employers like to have measurable results, not arbitrary assessments of your skills. Use the numbers that are most impressive. Assuming that 2% = $250,000, would it be more impressive to state that you increased revenue by 2% or $250,000?

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