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This resume template uses a bolded professional summary to let the employer know you’re qualified.
Your summary will describe the range of your experience and should briefly mention what you’re especially good at. The resume also has a skills section, and lots of space to expound on your years of work experience.
There is a brief section for your education at the bottom.
This a really great resume for people with a good amount of experience in the same field who can strongly summarize their work history. This is a good resume if you’re looking for work in the same industry as the bulk of your experience.
How To Use This Resume
This guide below will help you to fill out this strong summary skills resume.
A Strong Professional Summary
This resume starts off with a strong and bolded professional summary. The professional summary is the most important part of this resume and helps you to identify to an employer why they should hire you.
Your summary should be a good mix of detailing your professional experience while also explaining what your strongest skills are. This resume in particular is good for job seekers who have worked in similar industries throughout their experience and can write a resume summary that shows their best qualifications at the top.
Your professional summary should be anywhere from one to three sentences. Anything longer than that and you risk losing the attention of the employer.
Detailing Your Skills
This resume is for creating a general theme within an industry, and the skills section should be no different. Here, you want to list skills that are most specific to a particular industry or career. They should be a continuation of knowledge from your professional summary.
Use short 2-3 word phrases to detail your technical skills. Remember that you will have an opportunity to talk more about the skills later on in your resume.
Need More Education?
This resume provides a lot of space for your work history, but if you need more space for your education then just delete some of the job experience section. Some of your skills may have come from your schooling so it will be important to detail how you used those skills underneath your education section.