How to Write a Resume Summary Statement

Resume Summary Statements have been replaced by Objective statements because they help a recruiter find your skills quickly. A recruiter spends a few seconds reading your resume, so it’s important to put what sets you apart in a place that’s easy to find. That’s why writing a resume Summary Statement is so important. The less time they spend searching for your skills, the less you have to worry about them missing something about you. They may not read the bottom of the resume at all. You want to be as clear as possible with skills that will help their goals.

Need some help writing the perfect Summary Statement. About.com has a link that can help you focus on the elements of your job that make you the best choice.

 

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