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

Does Your Executive Resume Lack These Important Branding Components?

Writing an executive resume isn’t what it used to be. If you’re still adding to a mid-career resume, other leaders WILL edge you out in the race for choice opportunities. Mundane details for the executive roles in your career trajectory won’t convey your capabilities and strengths at the level you deserve. Today, executive resumes have evolved … Continue reading Does Your Executive Resume Lack These Important Branding Components?

Seeking the Best Resume Writer You Can Find?

Launching a job search? You’ve probably thought about hiring the best executive resume writer you can find. 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 … Continue reading Seeking the Best Resume Writer You Can Find?

5 Ways to Put Your Executive Resume on a Power Trip

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

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

Will Your Executive Resume Make the Grade?

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?

Does Your Resume Reflect 2013 Personal Branding Trends?

If you’ve spent hours studying current resume trends to see examples of outstanding personal branding, look no further. The 2013 global Toast of the Resume Industry (TORI) award nominees and winners have been announced! Considered the pinnacle of personally branded resume examples, the TORIs represent the highest honor achievable in executive resume writing. (My executive … Continue reading Does Your Resume Reflect 2013 Personal Branding Trends?

Should You Hire an Executive Resume Writer?

Seeking your next executive role, or trying to move up to the corner office? You've probably realized that you're up against intensive competition from candidates with a wealth of experience. But will you need a professionally written executive resume to compete at this level? Does every executive outsource this part of the job search? Will … Continue reading Should You Hire an Executive Resume Writer?

Is Your Executive Resume Missing a Title?

Did you write your leadership resume around a clear job target – or merely leave clues for employers to find? If you’ve ever suffered through reading a stack of resumes – hoping the perfect candidate will nearly jump off the page, then you’ll understand the conundrum faced by employers. Many resumes are written using generalities, … Continue reading Is Your Executive Resume Missing a Title?