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How to Write a Resume – Qualifications Summary or Profile

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Learning how to write a resume Qualifications Summary or Profile is your resume writing opening act. It’s an opportunity to make a powerful first impression on the resume reader.

How to Write a Resume    Qualifications Summary or Profile

Resume how to: it has been well established that your resume has as few as 7 seconds to generate enough reader interest to make the difference between reading further or being discarded.

Begin the qualifications summary with a statement that incorporates your job objective with your years of relevant experience. Then add three to five of the most relevant and powerful qualifications statements you can come up with. Write them as sentences in a single paragraph or as a series of bullets, depending on the overall resume writing style you’re using.

For example:

Dynamic, detail oriented Electrical Engineering Professional with 11 years of Fortune 500 design and production support experience. Proven analytical and problem solving skills in intense environments. Team leader and coach with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint and AutoCAD software. Fluent in English and Spanish. Willing to relocate and travel.

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· Dynamic, detail oriented Electrical Engineering Professional with 11 years of Fortune 500 design and production support experience.
· Proven analytical and problem solving skills in intense environments.
· Team leader and coach with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
· Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint and AutoCAD software.
· Fluent in English and Spanish.
· Willing to relocate and travel.

Taking the time to learn how to write a resume with a concise, impressive qualifications summary or profile will be one of your better investments.