Grab the Attention of Potential Employers With a Background Summary
The first two sentences of your resume signal to employers whether or not you are right for the job. Employers no longer want to know your “career objective.” Instead, employers want to see a two-sentence background summary. If done properly, the remainder of your resume will be read by potential employers. Do it wrong, and you’ll place yourself out of the running. To help you create a succinct background summary, here are two suggestions from recruitment experts.