Basics of Career

How to Write a Professional Summary for your resume?

We  have got a great one to help you succeed in your careers, its all about getting your resume noticed by recruiters in just six  seconds. The purpose of this blog is to make our readers know what they make mistakes while making resume and not getting effective summary for the recruiters, it is very necessary to explain what they wanted in a resume and why you don’t make it happen in just few words.

The purpose of a summary statement is to give a brief overview of your skills and experience, to give a value to what you offer. Summary statements can be a complete waste of space, or they can transform your resume. It’s all based on how you construct your summary statement.

The average recruiter scan resume about six seconds before deciding, if the applicant is fit for the role or not, studies have shown. It, thus, becomes critical that your resume catches the recruiter’s attention for all the right reasons.

A well-worded professional summary serves much the same purpose as the perfect elevator pitch or the opening “hook” of a novel. It must quickly introduce you in a way that’s hard to ignore.

An effectively stated professional summary can be a game-changer. It’s the first thing recruiters see after your name and address; it can move your resume into either the “possibility file” or make it land in the cyber trashcan.

You aren’t a robot—at least, the odds are still against it—so don’t let your  career objective  (or resume in general) make you sound like one. Here are some tips gleaned from the talent search professionals:

  • Customize the statement for each opportunity—no cookie cutters— including the exact job title you are seeking. In order to sift through dozens of resumes, recruiters frequently use an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Using the job title exactly as it appears in the posting and employing keywords from the job description  can also improve your chances of making it through initial automated screenings
  • Think brevity and clarity; stick to the point, and use an active voice (notice the strong action verbs in the example below).
  • Articulate how your goals fit with the role under consideration.
  • Explain what you can do for the employer, using keywords from the job description to highlight your strengths.
  • Showcase how your skills can help the company achieve its goals, why you think you’re the best person for the job and why the recruiter should think so too.
  • Let your unique personality shine through. A good career objective conveys individuality in the same way.

This is all you need to consider while making an ultimate resume of yours, the moment you get your first job, you have to focus on your commitment that written in your resume. So it is better that you don’t lie on your resume, never do!. and try to write things, what you are good at and what you love to do.

Satish Gupta
Done bachelors in Mechanical Engineering in 2018. #LEARNER #BLOGGER

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