the #1 question your resume should answer by Alison Green on June 29, 2009 The vast majority of resumes I see read like a series of job descriptions, listing duties and responsibilities at each position the job applicant has held. But resumes that stand out do something very different. Rather than just providing the job description, for each position they instead answer the question: What did you accomplish in this job that someone else wouldn’t have? Over at U.S. News & World Report today, I explain how to do it. Please check it out! You may also like:should I use wording from the job ad in my resume or cover letter?I’m afraid my temporary replacement will change my job, confusing job descriptions, and moreshould you put the job title you’re applying for on your resume?