How to write a professional summary

Describe in 3 – 4 sentences WHO you are, WHAT you want and HOW you add value. Tell the truth, but make it inspiring!

Bad:

I want a new job to get more salary Better: I’m a leader who is ready for a change in my career.

Best:

I’m a creative people-leader with 10+ years of experience in managing sales departments in a wide variety of industries. Seeking to bring my skillset to a company that wants to make the world a better place, but knows how to be self-sustainable: a social enterprise. I’ve a track record of consistently exceeding sales targets and a network of potential partners, team members and clients.