Writing a top section of your resume

Top Section of The Resume


  • Objective statement:

If you are experienced and not planning to change the career then objective statement won’t be that much useful so don’t waste space in objective statement.

  • Career Profile/Professional Summary/Career Summary /Career Overview:

Career profile which clearly focuses on the job you are applying for is very important.

Check the job descriptions of the job you are seeking and understand what skills are more important and then customize your career profile. Don’t ever directly copy skills from the job description and add it in your resume.

Don’t use airy statements like “Want to utilise my skills which will benefit the organisation”.

Example of a career profile:

  • Project manager with 10 years of experience in handling projects within financial organizations with main focus on online banking and credit card projects.
  • Strong skills in team building, communication and presentation, as well as internal and external stakeholder and account management.
  • Formal and experiential knowledge of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), Agile and waterfall methodology.

Subject Matter expertise includes:

–       Project planning and delivery –       Team Building & Mentoring
–       Resource Planning –       Cross Functional Supervision
–       Budget Tracking –       Scope Management
–       Stake Holder Relations & Presentations –       Business Process Improvement


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