Getting a slow response when sending your executive resume?
If so, you might be focusing on extraneous details – while starving employers of the facts they need to make a hiring decision.
In fact, if you haven’t heard, the executive resume has evolved considerably as a marketing tool for your personal brand and value proposition, complete with splashes of color and persuasive, quantifiable content.
To take stock of your executive resume’s effectiveness, consider whether you’re committing these resume space-wasting sins (and try these ideas for a more powerful and effective presentation): Continue reading “3 Ways You’re Wasting Space on Your Executive Resume”
Aiming for a CIO or IT Director role?
You’ve probably wondered how to transform your resume from a list of technical jargon to a powerful document worthy of an enterprise-level position.
Working with CIO.com on an IT Director resume makeover, I spent time answering this very question. Surprisingly, it’s often business acumen (more so than tech skills) that attracts hiring authorities… and with CIO.com’s candidate, business alignment was clearly the focus of his career.
To obtain these results, I recommend taking a step back from the typical list of projects, protocols, and programs usually featured on an IT resume, using a fresh eye to show how your achievements met business needs.
These 4 powerful tips for how to write a CIO resume (or IT Director resume) will help you shape a brand-driven, compelling document that elicits action from employers: Continue reading “How to Write a CIO Resume That Wins More Interviews”