May 11, 2020 - 09:18 PM
In other words, it's your sales pitch. It should include: who you are and what you do; years of experience; unique achievements that mention statistics or data when possible; your unique characteristics that help you stand out from the competition; and any important awards you've achieved.
When writing a summary statement, you should also tailor it to the job for which you're applying. You want to mention the skills, experience, and education that are the most relevant to the position and make sure to include at least one pertinent achievement. Summary statements are especially important for those who are looking to change careers as it can highlight transferable skills, which are those abilities that can be used in a wide variety of jobs, such as customer service.