If you can answer these 4 questions, you can craft a powerful, original dynamic resume summary. Place your summary on the top one-third of your resume’s first page to garner the attention of the ATS (applicant tracking system), human resource professional or interviewer.
Question 1 – What drives you to excel in your job or profession?
Question 2 – Name three of your proudest moments on the job or in the community. Did you save the company money? Train co-workers? Correct a major problem? Strategically maneuver a process that helped the company meet its goals?
Question 3 – How do your friends, colleagues or mentors describe your character and best attributes?
Question 4 – Complete this sentence: I am a subject matter expert in _________.
Now go over your answers and look at the keywords or your professional in your answers. Let us craft an overview of who you are as a professional. It is best to note your highest level attributes that helped companies first. Be sure to note if it was a team effort when accomplishing the goal. Try adding a unique spin from your favorite, most productive sayings or a testimony or information about your professional legacy.
For example, trying filling in the blanks to give you an idea of how to craft your resume summary:
Professional _ with 0+ years’ experience, helping companies _. Greatest asset includes _ and _. Taunting a ‘go hard or go home’ mantra (unique spin) to recruit 15 energetic college graduates to represent company and “toot toot” the company’s marketing initiatives, collaborations garnered $2.5M in revenue quarterly. Subject matter expert in _, _, and _.
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