Examples of Career
A civil engineer professional with over 5 years
experience. Proven track record in managing high profile projects and
ability to plan and execute work according to standard in a timely manner. Now
looking to enhance my experience with an esteemed company that provides
excellent career growth.
University graduate with extensive academic background, now looking to join reputable company which can utilize my
skills and enhance my experience as well as provide long-term career growth.
on How to Write a CV Career / Objective Statement
Choose two adjectives to describe your
work style such as; "Dependable and conscientious student seeking..." or
"Detail oriented and quality conscious accounting clerk..."
Inform your potential employer of "what
is in it for them", such as, "seeking to utilize 10+ years experience in the
industry..." or "...proven sales record..."
One sentence is good, but making sense is
better! If warranted, two sentences, or in some cases a short paragraph will
improve an objective statement.
Grammar and spelling count! It is
expected that CVs and resumes will have short sentence fragments,
abbreviations and little punctuation, but your career objective statement
should be written without error.
Avoid being too general.
Ambition is nice, but statements such as
"work my way up to..." will impress no one and may undercut your
Experiment with writing an objective
without the use of the word, "I". "I", is more appropriately used in a cover
letter. Using "I" and "my" too frequently may loose a recruiter whose
context and focus is on what the company can gain from a new hire.
Do not promise more than you can deliver!
If you are chronically late, then describing yourself as punctual will only
undermine your credibility later when it is discovered that you have