To include a career objective statement in resume or not has always been a debatable issue.
Some recruiters believe that career statements do not do much for a resume and can even clutter it:
- A poorly constructed career mission statement attracts more flaks than garnering the interest one would want to get of the employer.
- Moreover, a superficial, one dimensional, statement may even limit the variety of positions that the candidate will be able to apply for.
The vast majority of recruiters believe that a career objective helps an employer to understand what an applicants wants – His/her job target, overall expectations and in accordance to that, does he have the position/s to offer?
Whatever the case may be, a good career statement projects the candidate’s focused approach in a succinct manner and thus, this paragraph becomes the most important part of his/her resume.
But, for having this good feature on a resume, one must first design an incredible career goal/vision statement.
After reading this article, continue reading – Career Objectives for Resumes and Resume Objective Examples.
Statement of Career Goals Examples – Sample of Career Objective Statements
Here are samples you may consider to include/personalize in your resume:
1. “To obtain a significant and challenging position as a financial analyst advisor wherein I will learn and excel in finance operation processes. A job that provides me a scope for growth in the finance vertical.”
2. “To grow in a progressive organization as a project manager where the blend of my 5 years experience and enhanced educational skills can help in achieving the goals of the company. I would like to exploit my potential and sense of obligation for the benefit of the organization.
3. “Mission statement: To make the most of my potential and discover new horizons in the field of acting. To utilize my perfect blend of 10 years active experience and creativity, those enable me to perform in the best possible way for many years.
4. “Personal mission statement: To excel in my work area and to add value to the present education system. My dedication, management skills and coaching expertise in the CYZ field can be utilized in this direction for being one of the top performers of the organization.”
5. “Equipped with 7 years + experience in media communications, I am seeking a challenging position in an Entertainment channel”.
6. “Career mission objective: Seeking a position in Sales and Marketing wherein I can utilize my communication skills and my Master of Business Administration degree to build a strong distribution network for achieving a higher market penetration level.”
7. “An engineering graduate seeking an entry level position in Electrical Engineering.”
8. “Sales Manager with 10 years of B2B (Business to Business) sales experience with a consistent track record of increasing the profitability between 12-17% annually.”
9. “To secure a Corporate Business Development position wherein I can leverage customer relationship building skills combined with five years of sales experience in consumer goods market.”
10. “Seasoned Front Office Clerk with four years on experience in hospitality industry with a consistent track record of acquiring annual ‘Best Employee’ award.”
11. “Recent graduate seeking an internship at a Public Relations organization for utilizing Multimedia and Social Networking skills.”
Though, it is imperative to write a well constructed career statement but it is not necessary to limit yourself to a ‘One Size Fits all’ statement.
You can and should customize a mission statement as per the job profile you wish to apply for. Depending upon the skills sets required for a specific job profile, you can tailor the mission statement accordingly.
Bottom line: Including a career statement into your resume is a decision to consider because many employers expect to see this statement on an applicant’s resume.