If you think the resume summary statement is a waste of time, you’re wrong. When you job search, you’re actually selling a product (yourself!) to a narrow market of potential “buyers” (your target employers). And as with any sales message, you’ll have more success if spend time thinking about your personal brand. If your employers have only two minutes to review your resume, what do you want them to remember?In your written resume, the most effective branding signal is your resume summary — the short snippet of text at the top of the page that briefly explains what you have to offer. How can you make the most of your summary and send a message that works? Keep these six tips in mind to write a resume summary statement that gets attention from hiring managers.