Note: Some fields, especially very competitive ones, do not encourage professional objectives in resumes. Mass communications and journalism are two examples. If you're unsure whether or not you should include an objective, ask a professional in your department or in the workplace.
and should consider incorporating their objectives into their resumes, because their goals may not be clearly defined by their work history alone. If you're targeting a particular position, add a formal objective statement and reference the job opening. The hiring manager will see you took time to customize your resume and that the opportunity is important to you.
LEO: Career Objectives in Resumes