Struggling to write your executive resume? Conserve your time and efforts with these expert tips.
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
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
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
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 … Continue reading 5 Ways to Put Your Executive Resume on a Power Trip
Trying to catch a break in the competitive market for executive talent? Your resume MUST be on par with the branded, value-driven documents used by other leaders. As an executive expecting to make your mark, you'll need to avoid the typical (yet major-league) resume writing errors that can put you at a disadvantage. Sharpen your approach … Continue reading 3 Executive Resume Mistakes You’re Making Right Now
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
As a writer who works with executives on a daily basis, I see many different types of “before” resumes – some good, some not so much. Invariably, the question arises as I talk to executive job hunters: Is my resume really THAT bad? Do I really need to work on it, or will it just … Continue reading Will Your Executive Resume Make the Grade?
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
Determined to make 2013 the year you snag that dream job? The coming months are shaping up to be intensively competitive, meaning you'll have to be ready to edge out others for that coveted job. However, if your resume is like most in circulation, it isn’t anywhere near ready for 2013. Why? Because it probably … Continue reading Think Your Resume’s Ready for 2013? Read This First