This is one of the most imperative sections of your resume, as it defines who you are, and why you think that you’ll be an ideal fit for the job. In order to make your objective as impressive as possible, make sure it is concise and crisp. It should ideally be written down in one or two sentences and comprise of –
- Your highest qualification and certification (if any)
- Your experience (as an intern or at a previous place of work)
- Why the employer must choose you
- How you will add value to the organization
The idea here is to keep the objective crisp, and hence it is advisable that you keep it to a maximum of 2-3 sentences. Check the sample resume for librarian to see how you can make the career objective short but crisp and too important to overlook.
PRO TIP: Considering that your Career Objective will sit in the top third of the page, it will most likely capture the attention of your prospective employer. In order for your resume to stand out, you must give due diligence to this section and ensure that it is to the point. For all you know, this section can prove to be your wild card and earn you an entry to the interview round.