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Writing a professional resume personal profile that will get your full resume reviewed

Personal profiles are the ideal way for you to grab a recruiter’s attention and persuade them to continue reading your resume. This small paragraph sits directly at the top of your resume, concisely and effectively displaying who you are, your skills and strengths relevant to the sector or job role, and your career goals.

The vital thing to remember when writing your personal statement is to keep it around four sentences in length. As with your cover letter, If your opening statement is too broad, you’ll give the impression that you haven’t done your research and your resume will be discarded.

When drafting your personal statement, split it into three sections: who you are, what you can offer the company, and your career goals.

Get straight to the point and provide evidence of your skills and experience, but be brief! Offer just enough information to hook the reader and ensure they read the full resume.

Market yourself and make the statement look purposeful, show the recruiter you know what you’re talking about.

Be personable! Recruiters ultimately want to know you as a person and what you can bring to the table and always proofread for spelling and grammar. Mistakes are an instant turnoff.

For more information on our professional profile writing services, visit our website. Our professional resume writers are always on hand to assist with your job application.


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