When you’re thinking of your objective, I want to think of yourself sitting at bar. You’re two drinks in and you’re pitching a friend about what you want to do with your life. While this casual, egotistical, mildly trashed tone may best suit high tech gigs, seriously, what do you have to lose being yourself?
A great clip of the article A Brief Glimpse, in which Rands discusses the purpose of an Objective block within a resume and how it should be written. Read the article whether or not you are looking for a job at the moment. He brings up some great points, including the fact that he updates his resume every six months no matter what. I’ve been thinking about that myself as I am about to transition to a new role within my current company and I want to ensure that I capture what I’ve done over the last six months, lest I forget by the time I need a new resume.