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Hello all, question for you. I’m turning the first entry of my resume from past tense to present tense/3rd person tense. It’s been easy to change except that the first sentence (underlined section) is really giving me a hard time, because it sounds awful to the ear in 3rd person. I’m looking for other suggestions/possibilities. Thanks in advance for any help.

I’m turning “Researched, analyzed, and interpreted policies and procedures, made final decisions on post-entitlement actions, and assessed and processed entitlement actions, that upheld the integrity and quality of operations.”

To:

Researches, analyzes, and interprets policies and procedures, makes final decisions on….”

Analyzes just sounds bad to the ear. And if I just turn the first 2 words to present and not 3rd person it sounds weird too because it's a mix. “Research, analyze, and interprets policies and procedures…”

Ideas?

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analyzes sounds fine to me.

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fold apple 472I’m turning the first entry of my resume from past tense to present tense/3rd person tense

A CV tells the reader what you have done in the past and what your past experience is. If you are currently doing those activities, then use the first person progressive, not the simple present. Certainly not 3rd person unless you are writing about someone else. And you have to make the entire line consistent. . e.g.

In my current position I am researching, analyzing and interpreting policies and procedures, making final decisions on post-entitlement actions, and assessing and processing entitlement actions, that uphold the integrity and quality of operations.