IT and Technical Personal Branding Scenarios Workshop

examples of IT resumes from a technical recruiterDon’t get caught thinking that success in the job search is all luck like our friend in the comic strip here. For technical candidates, how they brand themselves can play a crucial role in landing those dream jobs and promotions. So, as part of this week’s twitter chat, we’ll be reviewing a few different scenarios by outlining key traits of different make-believe candidates to determine a branding theme and to craft a brand message tagline that will serve as the centerpiece of all the candidate’s job search documentation.

Candidate #1

  • Job Goal: Software Developer
  • Strengths: Dedicated, hardworking, team player, needs analysis, requirements gathering, problem resolution, quality

Candidate #2

  • Job Goal: Manufacturing Engineering Manager
  • Strengths: Team leadership, process management, communications, strategy development, cost savings, production and quality increases, solution design

Candidate #3

  • Job Goal: CIO
  • Strengths: IT strategy, team leadership, team development, mentoring, change leadership, IT infrastructure and applications, IT service delivery, total cost of ownership, Six Sigma

Join the discussion and hear expert opinions this Wednesday 11/7 at 3pm ET on twitter at #TCFchat. You can start by posting comments here or on the Tech Career Forum LinkedIn Group page.  Simply follow and use the hashtag #TCFchat to be a part of it all.

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