Though it is not a must-have, it is a valuable asset!
A summary statement provides the recruiter with a succinctly written description of how you bring value to your employer! It focuses on you and what you do and should be an expansion of your headline.
Resume Summary tips:
⦿ Look for patterns in your work history and include a concise overview.
⦿ Include only your most important and relevant skills to the specific job.
⦿ Mention your most impressive achievements. Bonus points for using numbers and specifics.
⦿ Incorporate keywords from the job description.
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