Everyone has heard of the “Power Statement” in a resume – also known as the “Objective.” The Power Statement is the centerpiece of your portfolio and typically lists your wants and desires for a job. In this tough job market, it is imperative that you set yourself apart from others, starting with a dynamic Power Statement.
When writing your Power Statement, include what YOU can do for the company. How can your experience enhance the available position and the company you want to work for? Convince the manager that you are the best candidate because you have the right skills, attributes and experience for their job. Never include, “I am looking to work for a company with a proven track record for success… blah, blah, blah.” Managers don’t want to know what the company can do for your career, they want to know how you can benefit their department!