Your last 3 job descriptions describe what you were hired to do in your last 3 jobs. If a resume writer could simply compile the descriptions of what you were hired to do to create your resume, there would be no skill involved in the process of writing a resume.
A great resume is far more than a record of what you signed up to do in past jobs. A great resume shows a record of what you signed up to do, what you actually did and the value that was created as a result of your efforts.
It is your Accomplishments, Contributions and Results that need to be demonstrated on your resume in a language that aligns with the language of your resume’s audience.
While your resume is always about you, it is for your audience 100% of the time.
What you were hired to do in previous jobs should actually be allocated the least amount of real estate on your new resume.
Resume writing is difficult because when it is done strategically and correctly, it is a mix of technical writing, business writing and creative writing. Many people do well with the technical writing piece. The business writing piece of a resume is still within the grasp of some. It is the creative piece of writing that is outside of most of my client’s skill sets. Too much of any one of these elements will upset the delicate balance of a great resume.
Finding just the right balance of Technical Writing, Business Writing and Creative Writing is required to build a resume that will be most appreciated by the resume’s audience.