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Writing Your Resume Objective

By on July 24, 2012
Blog post - Resume Objective

Your resume objective have only ONE goal…

Convince the recruiter that you have what they want.

You have only three sentences to do this! After these three sentences the recruiter must feel compelled to continue reading your resume.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • What is the purpose of a resume objective?
  • Your three line objective must include the following.
  • Also watch “How to write a resume

Learn the shortcut to a winning resume objective!

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

Remember this important objective tip!

Keep your resume objective factual and precise. Stay away from general statements that have no substance.

Here is a text summary of the video:

What is the purpose of a resume objective?
  • You must communicate your excitement about the company and position you are applying for.
  • Make it compelling for the recruiter to give you the interview, they must feel like they cannot afford to lose you.
The 3 line objective must include
  • Your enthusiasm for the job
  • Your enthusiasm for the company
  • You must be specific and factual
  • I am ready for this job and the challenge excites me in the following ways…
  • I am keen to work in your company, this is why it excites me and this is what about your company excites me…
  • Other statements to consider “Why I believe in this industry” or “I like the clients you with and why.” Or you could say something specific about changes or growth in the industry.

To learn how to write an effective cover letter, watch “How to write a cover letter for a resume

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