Don't Forget Your Objective
By Kit Samuels
From the e-book, 7 Resume & Cover Letter Tips That'll Get You More Interviews
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DON’T FORGET YOUR OBJECTIVE

A recruiter’s time can’t be wasted. I doubt if they feel like reading through your entire resume, searching for what you want to do for their company. If anything, your resume should have strong focus. So make it clear, from the very beginning, and state the position you’re applying for.

On your resume, after your contact information, should be your ‘Objective.’ Your usual objective statement will simply state the position a person wants, for example:

Objective: Position as a Salesperson

But I’ve never thought this was enough for an objective. The objectives I write for
my customers will include not only the position you want, but a few good words
about yourself. Like this:

Objective: Seeking a position as a Salesperson, with skills in communication and customer service

In addition to these words about yourself, describing how your skills can benefit the
company makes for an even more powerful objective statement:

Objective: Seeking a position as a Salesperson, where skills in communication and customer service will improve operations and help increase company’s bottom line.

And then you can always throw in how many years of experience you have:

Objective: Seeking a position as a Salesperson, where over 4 years of skills in communication and customer service will improve operations and help increase company’s bottom line.

Including a clear, straightforward objective in your resume lets the reader know exactly what position you want, and whether or not they should continue reading your resume. If the job you want is the position they’re looking to fill, then the chances of your resume slipping into that small
“keep reading” pile will be much greater.