Aug 14, 2018 - 05:46 PM
It is a good idea to sum up your professional field, the extent of your experience, and bring up unique and relevant characteristics or achievements in a summary statement. Your statement should respond directly to the requirements of the job you are seeking and use keywords and phrases from the job description. This content may increase the chance your resume will pass an applicant tracking system and make a positive impression on a hiring manager or recruiter.
Regardless of how much of the rest of your resume you update between applications for different positions, you should definitely customize your summary statement for each opening. If you want more guidance, consider these helpful tips. You may also want to compare your statement to outstanding examples.