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Tech Resume Makeover 101: How to move forward with your job search

CIO.com staff | Jan. 10, 2017
Each month, CIO.com pairs a job-seeking reader with a tech resume professional in order to help them tell the right story to advance their careers. Here is a look back at some recent makeovers to help you craft a resume that jumps off the page.

Your resume offers employers a first glimpse into who you are professionally. If you aren't putting your best foot forward during this crucial phase of the job search, then chances are your resume is getting ignored or trashed.

As a prospective job seeker, you need to take the time to craft a resume that shows how you can add value to an employer's team and that doesn't happen by accident. The good news is you can do it. All it takes is introspection, some research and a trusted friend or colleague to help review and edit your resume. Armed with these tools you can create a resume targeted to the role you want and the employers you want to work for. To you help you get started, we rounded up some of best articles from our Resume Makeover series.

Want to be a part of a Resume Makeover? Drop us a note with your name, contact information and the role you looking for next. Please include resume makeover in the subject line.

Tech Resume Makeover: How to cut through the technical noise

Allen Bocian's resume was packed with skills, experience and knowledge, but his overall message was getting lost. Here's how Regal Resumes' Caitlin Sampson helped him focus his story.

Resume profile: Senior Project Manager - Information Technology

Tech Resume Makeover: How to start from scratch

Twenty-five years of successful consulting gigs left Malcolm Greene with a list of accomplishments a mile long and a reputation as someone who could solve impossible problems. But when this veteran IT pro decided to make a move into the C-suite, he faced a fundamental problem: He didn't have a resume.

Resume profile: Chief Technology Officer, Chief Data Officer, CIO

Tech Resume Makeover: How to give yourself some space

In this edition, resume expert Caitlin Sampson helps an IT management consultant expand on his extensive experience while narrowing his focus -- and the move lands him his dream job.

Resume profile: Senior IT Manager - CIO Consulting

Tech Resume Makeover: How to use charts and graphs

 

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