A resume summary statement is a brief list of the highlights of your qualifications. It gives the hiring manager, at a glance, a synopsis of your professional qualifications.
If you opt to use a resume summary statement, what should you include and what's the best way to write it? Here are tips on how to write a summary statement plus resume summary statement examples from Dana Leavy, founder of Aspyre Solutions career coaching in New York.
When you want to get even more specific on your resume, consider using a resume profile. It's a section of a resume that includes a brief summary of your skills, experiences and goals as they relate to a specific job opening. A well-written profile can show the employer, at a glance, why you are qualified for the job for which they are hiring.
Here's more on how to write a resume profile, plus a list of examples.
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