How to Write a CFO Resume That Reflects Your Leadership Brand

Pursuing your next step up the career ladder as CFO or Controller? Your CFO resume must connect the dots from tactical details, such as financial reporting or systems, to strategic advisor and CEO partner. By showing examples of strategic decision-making and forecasting, IT oversight, performance recommendations, and Board influence, your CFO resume will position you … Continue reading How to Write a CFO Resume That Reflects Your Leadership Brand

Don’t Just Update Your Executive Resume! Start Over Instead

Poised for an executive job search? Updating your existing resume probably seems like a logical first step, but hold on! Your previous resume was probably written 5 or 10 years ago, using a different tone, formatting, and keyword content designed for a lower-level role. At the executive level, the game changes – requiring a different … Continue reading Don’t Just Update Your Executive Resume! Start Over Instead

2015 Resume Writing Trends for Executives & Professionals

Running a 2015 job search -- but using resume writing trends from the past? You’ll find yourself at a disadvantage in today's aggressive job market. Plenty of job seeking activities have changed over the past decade… and your executive resume needs to keep pace with them. Job seekers in 2015, 2016, and beyond must develop … Continue reading 2015 Resume Writing Trends for Executives & Professionals

(Simple!) Tips for Branding Your Executive Resume With Headlines

Facing the task of writing a resume that conveys your effectiveness as a leader? Heard the buzz around personal branding in executive job search? Maybe you’re confused about how to blend these concepts to create a powerful executive resume, but take heart. Building a strong, personally branded executive resume is easier than you think. The … Continue reading (Simple!) Tips for Branding Your Executive Resume With Headlines

Top 10 Executive Resume Trends For 2014

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, … Continue reading Top 10 Executive Resume Trends For 2014

How to Write a Compelling COO Resume

Transitioning into a COO role – or taking the next step from GM or VP of Operations? To be competitive, your COO resume must deliver a quick, yet potent snapshot of strategic leadership and tactical qualifications. In today's job market, most COOs direct broad functions such as marketing, production, sales, and technology, while presenting strategic … Continue reading How to Write a Compelling COO Resume

The 5 Essentials of a Powerful VP Sales Resume

Want to be considered for a coveted Vice President of Sales role – with a leadership resume that promotes you far above a Sales Manager or Director? You’ll face an uphill battle if you rely solely on the same metrics and quota figures that nailed your current position. Here’s why: employers assume that a VP-level … Continue reading The 5 Essentials of a Powerful VP Sales Resume

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Executive Resume

Spent hours writing your resume… believing that each keyword or phrase gets analyzed for meaning? Think again. Employers rarely scrutinize resumes for pertinent detail, and instead rely on a quick scan to make an interviewing decision. So how WILL your leadership resume be reviewed? Read on for the truth about how your resume is used … Continue reading 3 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Executive Resume

The 5 Must-Have Features of a Powerful Executive Resume

If you've reviewed executive resume samples lately, you might realize there's something missing from your own document. Does your executive resume fail to convey your value clearly - and in a matter of seconds? If so, you'll find that a few, straightforward changes can transform you from overlooked to sought-after. Increase your chances of being considered for … Continue reading The 5 Must-Have Features of a Powerful Executive Resume