While I typically don’t follow the outdated rules when it comes to creating executive resumes, there are a few basic “do’s and don’ts” to abide by in order to ensure that your resume gets read. One of the biggest misconceptions is that your resume needs to be one page. At the executive level, your resume […]
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Your executive search will require MORE work and the most effective resume possible. Not all resume writing services are equipped to handle the stringent demands of an executive resume, but this has been our forte for the past 18 years. Here are some key strategies we employ and why they work.
- Focusing on growth-oriented, bottom line results, with key “stories” as to how they were achieved.
- Emphasizing a record of profitability, productivity, best practices, strategic planning, technology innovation and operational development is a crucial. Employers need to know that you possess forward thinking to encourage sustainable growth.
- Highlighting your strategic vision and executive brand while describing the corporate environments in which you’ve excelled.
Achieving success in diverse executive leadership settings will demonstrate the quality and flexibility of your leadership style and cement your employment value – if these aspects are not reflected in your executive resume, you may shortchange yourself. Read our Guide to Writing Resumes for Executives to learn how our effective resume writing can help you with your executive search efforts! Our executive resume writing firm offers:
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