Personally I would write it because I know what I did, what the immediate and direct impact was. This, to me, prevents stretching the truth so far it becomes a lie. That being said I understand professional resume writers know what they are doing and can word something far better than I. Maybe after my first round of resumes I will see how things go.
Today corporations have computers do the filtering for the job selection process. It is vital you take a look at the announcement and use the key words they have used. Otherwise you will be put on the bottom of the pile! Additionally, use the key words for your particular job description and try to match the wording for the job announcement. Although this sounds hard it is quite easy. Just compare your experience and correlate the words used in the job announcement to promote the best vision you can of a competent employee wanting to do the job offered by the employer.
If you know someone in the industry in which you are looking, then have them take a look at your resume to offer critique. Different industries will look at resumes with different focuses at times. Always best to write it yourself and get help from there. If it needs to be rewritten because you don't feel confident in your writing then that is okay as well. The goal of the resume is to get you in the door for an interview and hopefully you shine from there.
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