How to Write an Objective

  1. An objective focused on a specific job title is the best way to start your résumé. It shows you know exactly what job the employer is trying to fill. Examples:

 

OBJECTIVE

Restaurant Manager where more than 10 years of food-service experience and seven years in management will add value.

OBJECTIVE

Network Administrator where three years of successful experience and training will contribute to increased network efficiency.

OBJECTIVE

Pharmaceutical Sales Rep where eight years of experience in health care and sales will add to profitability.

  1. If you don’t know the title of the job you’re applying for, emphasize the 2-3 skills that you can use in your next position. Examples:

OBJECTIVE

Position where more than 12 years of sales, management and operations experience will add value.

OBJECTIVE

Position as business analyst or consultant, where more than 13 years of software development and support will add value.

OBJECTIVE

Position where proven skills in graphic design will contribute to team efforts.

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