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Most people set out to write a narrative of some type when creating their resumes. However, employers are thinking of your resume in a different light–and will make a hiring decision based on the FACTS of your career, more so than the stories.
The most effective and powerful resumes provide analytical, precise detail about your background and achievements.
In fact, resume writing has a strong correlation to technical writing in that both styles demand extreme precision.
In fact, most readers of your resume will assume that what you show on paper correlates strongly to what you can do for your next employer.
If your resume lacks results in the form of key metrics and bottom-line, quantifiable information, the hiring audience will quickly dismiss it for failing to demonstrate proof of your performance.