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7 Effective Tactics to Design Your Chief Marketing Executive Resume


chief marketing executive resumeAs a Chief Marketing Officer or an EVP of Marketing, it is important to show you are a marketshare acquisition strategist for new and existing products and services. Demonstrate how you gain and sustain new client relationships. Prove you can expand and nurture existing key client relationships. Attract the high caliber talent that you can train and develop to do the same activities.

Companies want marketers who are not only creative, but who demonstrate they understand the business of their marketing craft. Progressive companies want marketing leaders who showcase ROIs on their product launches, creative resources, and implemented trend observations on their marketing executive resume. Show these successes on your Marketing Executive Resume using these 7 tips and you can have companies knocking at your door to learn how you can do this work for them.Continue Reading…

6 Essentials to Creating an Interview-Producing CIO Executive Resume


CIO Executive ResumeMost high-performing CIOs have not kept up their resumes because, well, they are too busy being high-performing. As a result, their current resumes still reflect their years as tactical practitioners rather than their track records as leading IT executives.

As a CIO, or a rising information technology (IT) executive, properly crafting an interview-generating executive resume is still one of the most important steps for communicating your skills, promoting your achievements, confirming your abilities to work with technical and non-technical leadership and, ultimately, demonstrating how you are the best candidate for a coveted CIO role.

The key difference in creating an effective CIO executive resume versus a professional-level IT resume is the integration of human capital management skills and fiscal acumen with your technical qualifications throughout. An example of how this is done is outlined in this CIO Resume Sample.

Here is the bottom line: As an IT executive, you need to demonstrate how you have utilized human and technological resources to improve corporate profitability. Period.

Here are six ways to achieve this goal:Continue Reading…

3 Trade Secrets to Make Yourself Look Fabulous on Your Resume


look fabulous on your resumeIt’s up to you to tell colleagues, managers and decision-makers the great job you have been doing.

It’s not their responsibility to notice or inquire.

Even if they should be noticing and inquiring.

Don’t depend on them to notice or ask.

Do you want to be right on principle or do you want to advance in your career?

Do you want to leave your career in your hands or someone else’s hands?

Writing an achievement-based resume focuses a hiring manager, boss or colleague on what you accomplished.

This type of resume gives concrete examples of what you can do for your next potential employer or next promotion.

Writing achievement-based bullets are a sure-fire way to stand out from the crowd and increase your chances of being called in for an interview. Use our tips below to make the most of your achievement-based executive resume bullets.Continue Reading…

Unemployed? 3 Suggestions for a Powerful Executive LinkedIn Profile


powerful executive linkedin profileHow to handle your employment status on your LinkedIn profile when you are unemployed is a question many executives ask when they are in between positions.

One major issue you may run into is that your status may drop when you do not have a “to present” position listed on your profile. For example, if you have an end date for your last position on your LinkedIn profile and you do not have a current position, your status may drop from “All Star” status to “Expert” status. This can make it more challenging for your profile to be ranked higher in search results and for people to find you.

The question then becomes, how do you keep a high status and preferred search result ranking while remaining truthful about your employment situation?

However, there are a few things to keep in mind to make sure your profile is being viewed as much as possible.Continue Reading…

The Right Way to Use Overused Words In Your Resume


overused words in your resumeWhile researching how to write a good resume or LinkedIn profile you often times run into the advice of using certain words like “creative” or “efficient.” The problem here is that anyone who knows how to use Google is probably using all the same buzz words in their resume as well.

Over time this leads to an apparent overuse of words that recruiters and hiring managers can spot in a heartbeat. As such, a word that was once a great way to stand out in your resume is reduced to fluff.

This doesn’t mean that certain buzz words aren’t still great for your resume. The key is to use them effectively so your resume doesn’t sound like everyone else’s.Continue Reading…

Executive LinkedIn Profile & Usage Trends for 2015


executive linkedin profile & usage trends for 2015It’s no secret that LinkedIn is always rolling out new features to make their platform easier to use and more effective for finding work. Next year is already shaping up to be a major year for job seekers on the platform thanks to apps and resume trends.

While it can be difficult to keep up with all the changes, we’ve got you covered. We curated some of the most-talked about LinkedIn trends for 2015.Continue Reading…