Friday, May 9, 2014

How to Transform Your Responsibilities Into Accomplishments

Responsibility
Accomplishment
Coordinated artist press releases
Coordinated 8 artist press releases that contributed to an increase in annual sales by 14%
Managed customer mailing list
Compiled and maintained a mailing list of 12,000 customers, the art center’s largest ever
Handled photo and press releases to media outlets
Organized photo and press releases to CNS Television and Yorkville Daily News
Assisted in radio copywriting
Collaborated on a team of 3 editors on the copywriting of promotional radio commercials for 16 events


5 Reasons Your Resume Doesn't Stand Out From the Crowd [Mashable]

Addendum (7/19/2014):

Responsibility
Accomplishment
Maintained a large database and assisted with organization’s fundraising efforts
Maintained a database of 42,000 donors and helped the organization raise $11.4 million during the 2013 capital campaign

Delete These 9 Things From Your Resume [PR Daily]