Since your resume is a marketing tool and you only have precious seconds to grab the attention of the reader, it is essential that your resume be focused on skills and accomplishments that set you apart from your competition.
One of the most important details about documenting your achievements is to make them quantifiable.
It’s good to state that you, ‘Increased recruitment and retention,’ but it’s much more impactful to say that you, ‘Increased sixth grade enrollment by 100% and boosted middle to high school retention rates by 150% over three years.’
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