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The consensus remains mixed on whether or not you should include a “Summary” or “Profile” section on your resume. If you need the real estate on your resume, you can certainly exclude this section and weave your most outstanding accomplishments into the body of your resume. However, a well written Summary section can be just the thing to distinguish yourself from the pile of resumes the hiring manager is wading through. The key is being sure to write a concise, compelling summary that includes information both about what you have accomplished and how you meet the criteria for the job. If you are inclined to write a Summary section, be sure to read this informative posting, A Knockout Resume Summary is Key, from ResumeBear.

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