Resume Objective – No Thanks

Resume Objective – No Thanks

Lisa Stamatelos


Received this today:

“I am looking for a long-term job that I could grow with that has great compensation and benefits. With my experience and ambition, I believe I’d be a great candidate for the positions I apply for. ”

Let’s put aside the lower case “i” in the word “I’d.” WTH in this objective statement tells me anything about why I should hire you? What sets you apart from a gazillion other applicants? SMH. I know there are HR folks who like an objective statement, I think it is a total waste of resume space.

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