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    Is this good for a career objective on my CV if im looking for a career in IT (not hands on technical)

    CAREER OBJECTIVE
    Physics Graduate with a wealth of experience within business roles looking to attain a graduate position that utilities my technical and business capabilities and fulfills my passion for Technology at a leading international company.

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    This is my new version:

    CAREER OBJECTIVE
    Physics Graduate with a passion in technology looking to attain a career that utilises my technical and business capabilities at a leading international company.
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    (Original post by freeurmind)
    Is this good for a career objective on my CV if im looking for a career in IT (not hands on technical)

    CAREER OBJECTIVE
    Physics Graduate with a wealth of experience within business roles looking to attain a graduate position that utilities my technical and business capabilities and fulfills my passion for Technology at a leading international company.

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    This is my new version:

    CAREER OBJECTIVE
    Physics Graduate with a passion in technology looking to attain a career that utilises my technical and business capabilities at a leading international company.
    I think lose the capital 'G' in Graduate.

    I always prefer plain English - why say 'utilise' rather than 'use'? It's a bit management-speaky for my tastes but perhaps that is the norm in the kind of work you are looking for.

    I'd go for something like:

    Physics graduate with a passion for technology, looking to bring technical and business skills to a career with a leading international company.
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    Get rid of it. Those 'career objective' paragraphs look silly and serve no purpose.
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    Personally, I'd say this is not particularly necessary. Either you're applying for a job which presumably does that, in which case it's redundant, or you're applying for a job unrelated which would just put a huge sign saying "I won't stay in this job for long" to the employer.

    You want your C.V. to be simple, effective, and easily understood. If you're applying for jobs such as this, then it's understood that you want them. Your C.V. highlights your skill set, abilities and experience. This gets you to interview. You can let your enthusiasm for the job and the career come through if you get an interview (and indeed should!) but I wouldn't put this on a C.V. if I were you.

    Of course, it's up to you.
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    (Original post by Tokyoround)
    Get rid of it. Those 'career objective' paragraphs look silly and serve no purpose.
    Here we can see Tokyoround got there before me because their post was a lot more short, sweet and effectively to the point. There's a lesson to be learned in there...
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    (Original post by Schichtoe)
    Here we can see Tokyoround got there before me because their post was a lot more short, sweet and effectively to the point. There's a lesson to be learned in there...
    (Original post by Tokyoround)
    Get rid of it. Those 'career objective' paragraphs look silly and serve no purpose.

    Its because I'm doing a completely unrelated degree and you know how HR and others may not know that my degree fits with this
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    (Original post by freeurmind)
    Its because I'm doing a completely unrelated degree and you know how HR and others may not know that my degree fits with this
    Doesn't matter, one look at a paragraph and your CV is in the bin. Your entire CV should short, sharp and to the point. Do your explaining about your degree etc. at the interview stage.

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    Here we can see Tokyoround got there before me because their post was a lot more short, sweet and effectively to the point. There's a lesson to be learned in there...
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    (Original post by freeurmind)
    Its because I'm doing a completely unrelated degree and you know how HR and others may not know that my degree fits with this
    Irrellevent, honestly.

    Not technical IT, I'm going to assume some sort of IT consulting/sales at a Big 4, Accenture, IBM type application.

    Physics is not completely unrelated, it's a solid scientific degree which is more than enough.

    edit - Source: I've been in big 4 consulting for 4 years, I'm at a grade wear I mark assessment centres and do first round interviews. Frankly, I don't give a **** what degree you have aslong as you meet the academic requirements, everything else we can teach you if you're switched on and willing to learn.
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    (Original post by freeurmind)
    Is this good for a career objective on my CV if im looking for a career in IT (not hands on technical)

    Get rid. Most employers use them as a tool to get rid of applications. They are looking to hire people that want to do the job they are offering, not who begin their pitch by describing what they want to be doing in x years time.
 
 
 
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