Résumé Help – Project & Account Management Professional

By Debra Wheatman

On June 13, 2011

In Resume Help

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Every week, we highlight a portion of a different résumé to help our readers learn how to create a better career document. Today we are taking a look at the résumé of a senior level project manager who is also involved in growing business and managing accounts. All of his personal information has been removed to keep his identity confidential.

Bob’s résumé includes a headline, a summary profile, and a core competency section.  The name and address section, which is not depicted below, has nice visual appeal. However, he has some critical errors that could cost him interviews.  One of the biggest mistakes Bob makes on his résumé is his choice of wording. The first sentence of his summary section uses the first person, “I” and the second sentence of his summary section has incorrect word usage.

As a hiring manager reviews this résumé, he or she will notice the inaccuracy.  Bob’s résumé must be perfect.  Mistakes will not be tolerated.  If your résumé, which is your introduction to a company, has errors, what does that say about how you will perform on the job?  A sloppy résumé equals a sloppy employee in the mind of most hiring managers.

Click the image below to view comments and suggestions that may be helpful to you as you create your own résumé. If you would like résumé help, please contact debra@careersdonewrite.com. The Résumé Help blog appears every Monday at Careers Done Write. Visit us to sign up for RSS feed

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