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Why CTOs Need a Resume Portfolio to Showcase Innovation

Competitive Market The funnel narrows considerably for jobs in the C-Suite today. In fact, when you’re talking about a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) role, they are even more difficult to come across than their counterparts in IT (CIO), Finance (CFO), Operations (COO), Marketing (CMO), and Strategy (CSO). This means that a lot of excellent candidates […]

IT Job Search Security

How Certain Are You With Your IT Job Search In An Uncertain Market? Dear IT Pro, Making a career move in today’s tech job market can be uncertain. It can penalize you for things you often can’t control … for being too “old,” too experienced, too qualified, too “technical,” too expensive. It might not reward […]

The Real Skinny: Why You Can’t Succeed in Tech Without Creativity

The word “creativity” is highly misunderstood. What do you think of when you hear it? Finger-painting in kindergarten, perhaps? Or even a marketing executive coming up with a killer ad campaign? The first things that come to mind when we hear the word usually have little or nothing to do with our jobs in the […]

Are You a Corporate Entrepreneur?

In preparing my content for my upcoming book with Brian Tracy called Uncommon, I’ve been thinking a lot about “corporate entrepreneurship” in today’s world of work. For several years now, I’ve been incorporating elements of this concept into our solutions at ITtechExec and NoddlePlace with the intent of moving away from the short-term job-hop to […]

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“Uncommmon” Book Launch: Co-authoring with Brian Tracy

Maneuvering the Tech Job Market Zoo Publishing a book on the approach we take at ITtechExec and NoddlePlace has long been a goal of mine. But I didn’t want to just “write a book,” I wanted to find someone to partner with who would be a natural fit for the type of philosophy we take […]

Executive Job Search Strategies for CIOs and CTOs

On Tuesday, October 14, at 12pm Eastern, I had the opportunity to participate in a TweetChat hosted by @BlueSteps called #ExecCareer. This week the topic turned to CIO and CTO candidates. You can view the questions and my responses regarding job search strategies at the following link through Storify: https://storify.com/BlueSteps/executive-job-search-strategies-for-cios-and-ctos?utm_source=embed_header Please like & share:

Making It Through the Tech Career Goo

We get a lot of requests at both ITtechExec and NoddlePlace for stories of how our members have made it through all the tech job market zoo and corporate goo that makes up much of today’s world of work. So we’ve compiled the following 5 stories, each dealing with different aspects of today’s market and […]

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