There are a number of ways to make your resume stand out among the masses. A summary statement is just one, and it’s a great way to grab a hiring manager’s attention. It allows you to focus their eyes on what you want them to see first and what you want them to take away from your resume, while also convincing them to read the rest of it. And as helpful as it can be, a weak or poorly written summary statement can convince a hiring manager that you’re not worth their time. In this article for LibGig, Kim Dority explains how to craft a strong summary statement that will get your resume noticed and highlight your strengths as a candidate.