The Job Awful Truth’s: 5 Things That Should Be On Everyone’s Resume Series (Volume 4)

October 5, 2009 at 4:17 am (5 Things That Should Be On Everyone's Resume, Career, job search, Resume, Resumes) (, , , , , , , )

bigstockphoto_Illuminated_Bulb_3561025[1]4.  AN OBJECTIVE STATEMENT THAT ISN’T ABOUT YOU:

THE AWFUL TRUTH is, the company doesn’t really care what you want, it is about what you can do for the company.  Your objective statement should be a concise summary of what you bring to the table.  Objective statements that ramble on about all the different things you want to do or worse what you want out of a company (like good benefits) are pretty much worthless.  When writing your objective statement think in terms of marketing yourself and talk about the skills and abilities you know a company would be excited to see in a candidate for that position.

© Copyright, 2009, Jennifer Bruton. All rights reserved. Used with Permission.



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