Aug 14, 2018 - 06:34 AM
The answer is that neither of them is better. They are useful for different situations, meaning each of them can be better under the right circumstances. Generally, however, the summary statement is the way to go. The majority of the time, this is the more effective option. The summary statement should include information from throughout the rest of the resume, briefly mentioning your experiences and skills to hook the reader's attention.
The objective statement is exactly what it sounds like. Describe your goals for entering the position. Keep in mind that you should only include information that hiring managers need to know, such as how long you hope to hold the position. Objective statements are more effective if you change careers or have no working experience.