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#Michigan Resume Tune-up Tuesday

#Detroit Resume Tune-up Tuesday!
You probably already know that your resume is supposed to be about what you can do for the organization, so why use an objective statement anymore? Instead, create a resume profile statement.

A profile statement clearly and concisely conveys your qualifications, experience and education in terms of the company’s needs and values.

Check out this example:

Job description: Ideal candidate would have internship experience, knowledge of social media, strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to meet deadlines. The ad also says the ideal candidate would be fluent in Spanish, although this is not required. You look beyond the ad to find out the organization works closely with community service-driven nonprofits.

Your resume profile statement might look like this: Organized, deadline-oriented professional with more than two years public relations and social media experience. Strong written and verbal communication skills in both English and …