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How to Assess an Objective

How to Assess an Objective

Yesterday, we looked at several of the elements of an objective statement.  First, the length should be one line, possibly two.  Second, the statement should be clear and specific.

Tomorrow and Friday, I’m going to provide 50 objective statements.  Each is from a resume I received from a job seeker.  I selected the objective statements at random, so they are not examples of what to do, or what not to do.  They’re just a selection of what’s out there. 

When you look at your objective statement, or the ones that I’m going list, ask the following questions:

The key to an effective objective:  It must provide information important to a hiring manager and it must create a strong positive impressive. 

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