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first impression: one chance
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Veterans have unique and advanced experiences that must be conveyed on a civilian resume.
Switch up a few of those common words and phrases with strong, compelling action verbs.
Thank You & Cover Letters
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WRITE BETTER BULLETS.
*BAD* What tasks you completed: Managed social media accounts
*GOOD* What you accomplished: Created and managed Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts for the company, which resulted in a five percent increase in revenue over three months
*BAD* Open-ended: Helped managed children at summer camp
*GOOD* Measurable: Managed over 250 children ages five to fourteen at a week-long day camp
*BAD* Vague: Communicated with clients and worked to achieve their needs
*GOOD* Specific: Communicated levels and grades of drainage structures to achieve “excellent” customer satisfaction ratings
*BAD* Subjective: Experienced verbal communicator
*GOOD* Objective: Delivered ten Ignite-style presentations to audiences ranging from 10-100 individuals on the topics of ethics in the workplace
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