Should I include an Objective on my Resume?

In our experience, you do not need to include an objective on your resume; it can hurt your chances for an interview.

An objective doesn't really sell us. It's very much an outdated technique used before online recruiting even started.
Including an objective not only takes up extra space on your resume, but it can often talk you out of a job if it does not address the employer's specific job requirements.
Your work experience should speak for itself and relay to the employer how you fit their needs within the company.
If you're a recent grad or new to the workforce, you still do not need to list an objective to fill the space on your resume. Stick to highlighting any internships or extracurricular experience.
We know writing resumes can be challenging, but we're here to help. If you're interested in one of our resume workshops or for more advice please check out our website and our other videos on YouTube, linked below. And don't hesitate to reach out to us if you get stuck.

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