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Resume Writing Tips: Create a Powerful Opening Statement

Resume Writing Tips: Create a Powerful Opening Statement

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By Mary Elizabeth Bradford

"The Career Artisan." - Career marketing expert and nationally certified advanced resume writer.

Most professionals would love to land their dream job but when it comes to writing a resume that would qualify them to make the jump; they end up stuck with what to say and how to say it. Not knowing how to create an interest-generating opening statement is a common problem and can quickly lead to job seeker discouragement before the job search even begins!


In the current economy, with so many applicants and so few jobs, your resume has to GRAB the readers attention quickly in order for you to remain in consideration.  If not, you will never get the chance to showcase your knowledge, skills and expereince during a face-to-face interview.


Here are 3 tips to creating a powerful opening statement that will quickly get you positive attention:


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