Why Do You Write & Include a Career Objective on a Resume?

It’s a debate that just won’t die. Some career advisors and hiring managers prefer to see objectives on resumes, while others consider them a waste of space. For a jobseeker, it can be incredibly frustrating to get two conflicting pieces of advice. So what should you do? Leave it on or take it off?

What Is an Objective on a Resume? | eHow

I am often asked this question and always tell people that I am not a fan of objectives on resumes unless you are looking for a complete career change or only for a very niche type of position. Otherwise, objectives usually end up with one of two problems:

Should I Include an Objective On My Resume - The Prepary

Almost every time I work with people on their resumes, this question comes up:  Should I include an objective on my resume?