How to Write a Masterpiece of a Resume – Part 6

Resume WritingPart 1 – Write a resume that generates results
Part 2 – How to knock the socks off a prospective employer
Part 3 – The evidence section: How to present your work history, education, etc.
Part 4 – A few guidelines for a better presentation
Part 5 – I’m not sure the job I’m looking for is the right one for me
Part 6 – Add power to your resume with powerwords

Part 6 – ADD POWER TO YOUR RESUME WITH POWERWORDS

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