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Should You Include an Objective Statement on Your Resume?

There's considerable debate whether it's necessary or useful to include an "Objective Statement" in your resume. In general terms, Objective Statements are useful if you are creating a resume targeted toward a specific occupation. If you are interested in learning about a variety of employment opportunities, it would be wise not to include an Objective Statement.

If you decide to include an Objective Statement, it should appear beneath the Heading and above the Skills Summary section.