In fact, don’t be surprised if you’re asked for an executive biography when submitting your resume.
However, you don’t want to resort to the tired, “James has served as the IT Director of XYZ Company for 6 years” type of bio.
Instead, power up your biography with these writing techniques – creating a vibrant, clearly written narrative of your leadership career that demands attention:
1 – Summarize your work history – but consider where to start.
Many leadership biographies are designed to spell out your career chronology by starting with your current role.
This is because when you’re aiming for either a level up, you’ll want to grab the reader with a potent description of your authority and relevant achievements, as in this excerpt from a CFO bio: Continue reading