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Resume Objective Examples

By on July 25, 2012
Blog post - Resume Objective Examples

Write your resume objective with only one purpose in mind…

Convince the recruiter to continue reading your resume.

You have about three sentences to achieve this goal. So be concise, to the point and never write a general objective statement. Also watch “Objective for Resume

What we cover in the video:

  • Align with the advertisement
  • Be specific and not general
  • How not to write a resume objective

Write a resume objective example that grabs attention!

Watch the quick coaching video or scroll down to read the summary text.

This is VERY important!

You cannot spend enough time researching the company and the position you are applying for.

Here is the text summary of the video:

The Process of writing your resume objective
  • Align with the advertisement, check the words of the job position so that your objective aligns.
  • Be specific and not general in your statement, show that you have researched the company.
  • This is wrong: “To secure a position with a well established organization with a stable environment that will lead to a lasting relationship in the field of finance. ” it does not say anything specific about your skills or the company.
Here are three examples of professional resume objectives

I have been developing skills in XYZ industry for ten years. I am excited about where your company is going with…example or two. I know I can add significant value in the following areas…

XYZ company is developing quickly in the following fields… I have been actively running projects in these fields for the past 5 years and believe I have considerable value to bring.

My resume shows my experience in given industry, and I can add significant value to the current list of company clients in the following ways.

Quickly get the facts on writing a winning resume, watch “How to write a resume.”

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