How to Write a Qualifications Summary for a Resume


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Writing a qualifications summary

- [Voiceover] You have approximately ten seconds to catch the attention of a hiring manager before your resume is screened out. Because of this, the information you place at the top of your resume can either make you or break you. A powerful and persuasive qualification summary can capture and captivate the reader's attention in those precious ten seconds, and entice them to read further. In a survey of over 600 hiring managers, an overwhelming majority stated that the most important part of the resume is a qualification summary.

Yes, the most important part. That's a pretty powerful statement. Get this, the survey also conveyed that only 5% of the resumes they've received included one. Just think how that could improve your chances over the rest of the candidates by simply using this tool. A qualification summary is your marquee, so to speak. It's a synopsis of your top most professional skills and experience, your abilities and your talents, and credentials, your achievements and your accom...

Writing a qualifications summary
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