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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To The Perfect Resume by Susan Ireland

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On the Lines of a Career Changer

The Summary of Qualifications is one of the most important sections on a career changer’s resume because it becomes a bridge between the job seeker’s past and future. In his resume, Charles Humphries used just three statements to provide the following information:
◆ He had experience in the field he was moving into (even though he’d never held the job title he was going after).
◆ He had the required skills and motivation for the position.
◆ He had a technical background, which was something his competition might not have.
His Summary of Qualifications section packaged Charles as a low-risk, high-value candidate.
 
Your Summary of Qualifications statements should so strongly paint a picture of you at your next ...

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