I recently had the opportunity to work with a technology leader – let’s call him Sam — who specializes in solutions architecture design, software development, and innovation, most notably in the areas of real-time Web and mobile solutions as well as business productivity tools. Sam’s company had recently gone through two re-organizations, and he was […]
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…
Do you need to update your resume? Do you need help updating your resume? Updating your resume may be more important than you think—even when you’re not currently performing a tech job search! There’s nothing that gets as many groans of despair as updating a really old IT or technical resume. If you’ve let yours […]
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.
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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 […]
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 […]
There’s a lot of talk these days about taking on consulting roles when a permanent one just isn’t available. Although I understand the strategy, I do think the advice can be a bit flippant, as if being a consultant should just be a temporary thing and is only a means to an end. The problem is that being a consultant is really about being an entrepreneur, about running a business. And that is something that most people coming out of the corporate mindset have little experience with.