Objectives are more common on US resumes than UK and European CVs.
Essentially they tell the employer what kind of job you are looking for. At the same time, if you are applying for that job anyway a lot of objectives are actually pretty much redundant.
Further advice on CV objectives:
Typical objectives may be something along these lines:
Seeking a job as a telecoms engineer for a leading engineering company
Okay, not all objectives are as basic and as blatant as that, but many objectives, however they are dressed up, don't say much more, and frequently don't add much (if any) extra value to a CV.
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