Breaking into the CIO or CTO ranks is challenging. But people do it…the question most people have is “How?” To better understand how, it’s important to know why it is so difficult to land that first CIO or CTO position. There are a limited number of C-level opportunities (CIO, CTO, CxO) The number of candidates […]
The market is full of Technology Directors and IT Leaders hoping to break into the C-level ranks as a CIO or CTO. The problem is that demand far outpaces supply, making each CIO or CTO opportunity highly competitive. Naturally, every company wants “the best” candidate. But what does “the best” mean? And are you positioning […]
Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin’ Brands, recently 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 directly. […]
What Is An IT Resume Makeover? For the IT Professional, having a properly constructed IT resume is vital. This story illustrates just how true that is in regards to the CIO resume…
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 […]
I was recently asked by CIO.com to participate in their IT resume makeover series. Obviously, the company and the client shall remain nameless =) After working with the extreme makeover participant, I was able to create a document that highlighted his achievements and communicated his story. The story was a key piece, as he had […]
4WKUTNWFFKH6 CIO resumes and CTO resumes and their effectiveness is driven by what the audience wants. A recent poll of CIOs by Gartner shows that revenue growth is the primary business objective for the technology group.