Best Tech Sales Resume Tips to Outdo Your Competition

Pursuing your next career move in technical sales? Your resume isn't the list of sales quotas and jargon that it once was - even if that's what landed your last job. An effective resume in the technical field for any sales position (Pre-Sales Engineer, Sales Account Representative, Partner Alliances, etc.), must hone in on your … Continue reading Best Tech Sales Resume Tips to Outdo Your Competition

Yes, Virginia, you CAN use color on your resume

(Written tongue-in-cheek one year during the holiday season...) As long as job hunters have tried to stand out (and feel they need new tricks to do so), there's been the question of color for a resume. Way back in the Stone Age when I was a candidate, the big no-no was colored paper. Now, it … Continue reading Yes, Virginia, you CAN use color on your resume

Facing layoff from Cisco? Plan your job hunt strategically

Cisco Systems announced its largest layoff ever in July 2011, and employees are certainly feeling the aftershocks. With 6,500 staff being cut (up to a 14% drop in its workforce), Cisco has announced that it plans to restructure in order to maintain a competitive position. If you’re one of those affected by this or other layoffs, … Continue reading Facing layoff from Cisco? Plan your job hunt strategically

CIO Resumes: Mining IT Projects for Strategic Benefit

Are you a rising star in the IT world eager for a shot at the CIO role? Ascending from IT Director or VP takes more than just showing how you’ve leveraged the technology itself: you’ll need to first put yourself in the C-suite on paper.As described by my recent article in ComputerWorld, most would-be technology executives … Continue reading CIO Resumes: Mining IT Projects for Strategic Benefit