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Administrative Assistant Resume Objective

Writing a position objective statement for an Administrative Assistant resume is pretty much a no-brainer if that's all you want to do. I've seen variations on the following statement many times:

Position Objective

Administrative Assistant for an organization where I can apply my background and skills toward the growth of the company.

Does that position objective statement make much impact on you? Not to me either. And guess what? It doesn't make an impact on prospective employers either. But that's pretty much how most Administrative Assistant objectives read. If you're looking for something to say to set you apart from all your competition out there and something that will capture prospective employers' attention, read on . . .

Don't Use a Position Objective

That's right, don't use a position objective to lead off your Administrative Assistant resume. Instead, use something better . . . a powerful introductory statement like the following:

Administrative Assistant

Over 9 years of responsible corporate experience as an Administrative Assistant with a proven record of accomplishment in the areas of accounting, customer relations, scheduling, staff supervision, and general office operations. Strong organizational abilities combined with excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills that allow me to work effectively with other people at all levels.

Now go back and re-read the position objective statement I wrote at the beginning of this article. Which statement would you rather have at the top of your resume? More importantly, which statement do you think is more likely to impress a prospective employer and make him/her want to learn more about you?

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