How Social Media Can Revolutionize Your Job Search

Most hires are made due to a personal connection made through friends, coworkers, or recruiters — but today, many of these relationships take place online more than they do in person. That’s where social media comes in. By using the right online networks to connect with the people who matter most to your job hunt, […]

Brian Tracy’s Newest Book, UNcommon

Brian Tracy has teamed with Stephen Van Vreede and several leading experts from various industries to release the new book, “UNcommon,” by CelebrityPress. (Don’t Miss the Exclusive Offer Below!) Stephen Van Vreede, Founder of ITtechExec, has joined a select group of business experts and entrepreneurs from around the world, along with best-selling author and business development expert Brian […]

Interview with Kurt Phelps of Phello

Starting in 2019, ITtechExec has begun incorporating Phello’s advanced contact management system into our Job Search Solutions. In a recent podcast with Phello owner, Kurt Phelps, our own Stephen Van Vreede discusses resume writing, your network, and utilizing it in the process: Listen to Podcast Interview with Kurt Phelps of Phello —About Stephen—- Stephen Van Vreede […]

4 CIO Leadership Tips to Propel Your Brand in the Executive Job Market

In 2016, Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin’ Brands, spoke at the SIM Boston Technology Leadership Summit to a group of CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives. In case you didn’t know, Mr. Travis also served in leadership roles at Papa John’s, Burger King, and Blockbuster. Interestingly, his 4 CIO tips had nothing to do with technology […]

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The Difference Strategic Networking Can Make

Meet Ally. Ally is a Program Manager for a midsize firm who would like to go back to a Senior Project Manager role at a Fortune 500. She would like to make this move for the simple fact that she much prefers overseeing projects versus project managers. Turns out, she’s very good at it and […]

8 Steps for Your First Year in a New Job

Congratulations on Landing that New Role!! You did it. You made it through the job market zoo, maneuvered through the corporate hiring “goo”, and negotiated your way into your next position…it’s time to celebrate! Woohoo! It’s also time to be wise, and I know you, simply because you are reading this, are wise. 🙂 Now, […]

What Do Swim Meets and Career Management Have in Common?

My daughter Olive is 14 and is on her 5th year of competitive swimming. She is, I can proudly say, without a doubt, one of the hardest working, most committed kids in our area (can you picture my chest puffing out? Haha). She doesn’t miss a practice, a meet, an opportunity to get better. You […]

The One-Two Punch Every Job Search of Today Needs

When I first started in the resume and career document design business, times were good, especially in the tech/IT job market. Online tools, such as job boards, seemed like a long awaited answer to speeding up and making the hiring process more efficient, jobs were plentiful, and even though we now had online tools, the […]

Two Career Roads Diverged, and I Cannot Decide

In 2014, I wrote a blog post titled “Two Roads Diverged in Your Career Path Woods…and You?” in which I played off of Robert Frost’s famous poem to look at how often we get hung up in life (and thus career) on the ins and outs of making that next step when sometimes all we […]

Career Management in a World Gone Rude

Parenting has never been easy. Hopefully that statement isn’t too controversial these days. But no matter what political, moral, cultural, religious principles you adhere to, I would think one universal truth in all of it is that raising someone to go out into the world and contribute to it is daunting at best. I would […]

Resume and Job Search Strategy for an Aerospace Engineer Program Executive

Every candidate faces some unique challenges, which is why it is so important to work with an executive resume writer and job search coach who have a deep understanding of the industry and the market. Let’s take a look at one client we worked with recently who had a unique challenge of her own. Suzanne […]

What’s Your Tech Career Road Map Look Like? Smooth or Bumpy?

When mapping out your next IT or tech career move, knowing your value and setting achievable goals is a vital first step. In setting goals, the priority should not center on the number of opportunities (quantity) rather on the right opportunities (quality) that align with those values. Specificity in these matters is the key. If […]

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