Hello My Fellow Nurse - Here's another 'Top 10'er for your RN Resume - to help you soar into your next Nurse job.
Here are my 10 tricks to help you include numbers in your resume:
“Assisted an average of 40 customers a day in selecting items to fit their lifestyle...”
“... and provided recommendations that generated $8k in additional sales in 6 months.”
“Worked overtime to become the team expert on a new point of sale system, training 10 employees daily and cut expected training time in half from 4 to 2 weeks.”
SCOPE OF WORK:
“Designed postcard advertisements that were distributed to 10-15k residents per month.” “Handled 50+ incoming calls per day and created trusting relationships with clients, leading to an additional $10k of business over the course of the year.”
HOW OFTEN (FREQUENCY)?
“Proofread 200-300 pages of legal documents every 3 days, catching an average of 25 errors with a 99% rate of
YOU CAN ESTIMATE RANGE:
“Wrote 500-700 word progress reports for the CEO daily.”
“Taught 6 English classes of 20-25 students daily and
provided after school assistance to 5-8 at-risk students per week.”
YOU CAN ESTIMATE A PERCENTAGE:
“Upsold an average of $50 worth of accessories to ~75% of retail customers.”
COMPARE YOURSELF TO OTHERS:
“Accomplished daily tasks 20% faster than coworkers and was able to take on additional projects for supervisor in time gained.”
For every bullet you have on your resume, ask yourself,
How does it help contribute to the employer’s success?
What was the benefit? What was the outcome?
A SIMPLE TEMPLATE YOU CAN USE IS:
Success verb + action + quantifiable result
(Success verbs are listed at the end of this guide)
- Increased X by %
- Decreased X by%
- Improved X by $
- Reduced X by $
- Contributed to X which led to more $
- Organized X and eliminated # (hours, time spent, etc.)
- Improved X and saved #
- Introduced new X that led to # more
- Eliminated old X that led to # less
- Successfully added # new X
- Achieved the removal of # new X
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