Although there are a variety of factors involved with any IT job search, in this particular case, the IT director who successfully landed a new position had something in his arsenal that made a big impact in each and every interview he engaged in: a PSR page. In addition to the standard IT resume sections like the IT executive summary and IT resume profile, the PSR page is vital.
Here are some tips for positioning your IT resume to meet the demands of this tech talent war.
Increasingly, technical professionals must translate how their IT/technical skills and experience provide valuable solutions to business needs and deliver that personal brand message successfully across both traditional (résumé) and social (LinkedIn, etc.) media.
I was recently asked by the Career Thought Leaders (CTL) to facilitate the Virtual Brain Day Event covering the Eastern US. Brain Day is an event for career services professionals to brainstorm about the now, the new, and the next in the careers field. This includes discussions about the resume, LinkedIn profile, cover letter, executive […]
The Executive Job Search can be a challenge. Where does one even begin in today’s tough market? Well, I will be serving as an Expert Panelist for a twitter chat on just this topic hosted by Executive Career Search leader BlueSteps. The chat will take place on Tuesday September 17th at 12:30pm Eastern. Simply sign […]
I recently had the opportunity to conduct another IT resume makeover with CIO.com as part of their ongoing series. This particular client has been a leader in IT operations, service delivery, and infrastructure management in a variety of fields. He wanted to convey his main focus as an IT executive, which is to better enable […]
Are You Certain About Your IT Resume? We’ve created a simple way to find out! (Take Our Quiz!) Dear IT Pro, If you’re like most professionals today, the idea of making a career move is a bit daunting. The market is, well, uncertain. It often penalizes you for things you can’t control, like age, gender, too much […]
Our Tech Career Forum panel discussed the topic of cloud computing and how it is impacting and will impact the IT job market. We held a twitter chat on Wed 2/27 at 3pm ET (#TCFchat). By the way, love the comic here showing Moses as an early adopter of cloud technology =) Our discussion highlighted […]
The Cloud…that magical place where technology “just happens.” Well, that’s what most non-techies think of the cloud based on their impression from those Microsoft Windows 7 commercials a few years back…the one where, to solve a problem, they just “go to the cloud!” We’re going to talk about the cloud..not the pretend magical one, but […]
Outsourcing of business processes (BPO), including IT services and support, has been going on for many years. Our panel discussed the short-term and long-term impact to the US job market. Of course, this discussion extends beyond simply the number of jobs to the quality of the jobs and the ability to cultivate the tech talent […]