Launching a leadership job search in 2014?
You’ve probably thought about hiring an executive resume writer.
There’s a plethora of resume writers advertising services online and through social media. How can you know if an executive resume writer will market you effectively?
What if the final product doesn’t represent you or your field? What if you don’t understand the writer’s work?
What should you look for – and ask — when vetting the best executive resume writer for you?
I recommend setting out to qualify writers with these 7 questions, which will give you a good idea of the quality, responsiveness, and attention you’ll receive. After all, most executive resume writers represent a sizable investment (from $500 to more than $4,000). Continue reading
Summing up your executive career in just a few pages is difficult — especially in today’s click-happy world, where recruiters judge your skills in mere seconds.
If you want to compete at a leadership level with the powerhouse executive resumes you’ve seen elsewhere, you’ll need to pull out all the stops for a compelling and engaging document.
Try adding these powerful, yet simple touches to your executive resume for a shot of adrenaline in your message:
1 – Borders. Continue reading
Gearing up for your 2014 executive job search?
One of your first tasks is probably polishing your resume… but oh, how the times have changed.
The new reality in executive job hunting demands not only a powerful marketing package for your skills, but also a keen awareness of social media, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), recruiter preferences, and cutting-edge personal branding.
Take stock of these 10 trends destined to affect how your executive resume is perceived in 2014 – BEFORE starting to network or reach out to executive recruiters: Continue reading