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  • Top 10 IT resume tips of 2013

    Posted December 18, 2013 - 1:00 pm

    It's been another productive year for CIO's Resume Makeover series. You learned how to target your resume to better highlight your skills, cut out unnecessary descriptions, and list your work history and technical prowess in fewer than three pages.
  • IT hiring: Your text resume is soooo last century

    Posted September 4, 2013 - 3:21 pm

    Tim Ondrey has glimpsed the future of the job-search market, and it's going multimedia.
  • IT Resume Makeover: Making the military-to-civilian transition

    Posted July 19, 2013 - 4:40 pm

    Making the move from the military to a corporate IT leadership role can be difficult. Don't make it harder on yourself by showcasing the wrong skills.
  • IT Resume Makeover: Make your messaging clear

    Posted June 5, 2013 - 11:57 am

    Whether you work in IT or any competitive field, a resume that doesn't quickly illustrate who you are, what you do and why an employer needs you will be summarily dismissed.
  • IT resume makeover: Moving your job search to the senior level

    Posted December 26, 2012 - 8:16 am

    Your resume is your most powerful tool when trying to market yourself to IT employers. Are you doing everything you can to effectively communicate your message to them?
  • Steve Blank tells why not lying on resumes works best

    Posted July 31, 2012 - 11:19 am

    Retired entrepreneur and Stanford professor Steve Blank writes a blog post about a recruiter suggesting he "make up" a college degree to get a plum job.
  • Resume makeover: How an enterprise architect can become a CIO

    Posted December 21, 2011 - 10:51 am

    Carlton Lassiter began looking for a new job five months ago, after being passed over for a director of strategic planning position with his current employer. His résumé just didn't succeed in giving hiring managers the impression that he was qualified. Lassiter needed a résumé makeover.
  • What 'elite' firms care about on your resume

    Posted November 22, 2011 - 2:35 pm

    If you want to get hired by an "elite" firm in investment banking, law, or management consulting, what you think matters on your resume probably doesn't.
  • IT consultant resume makeover: How to land IT management jobs

    Posted October 27, 2011 - 12:37 pm

    There comes a time in many IT consultants' careers when they decide to exchange the trappings of their jet-set professional lives for a corporate IT job with more stability. For Sevin Straus, an IT consultant based in Chicago, that moment came at the height of the financial crisis in 2009.
  • IT manager resume makeover: How to show you can be CIO

    Posted September 27, 2011 - 5:26 pm

    Ambitious IT managers and IT directors dream of moving into CIO positions. For them, the vaunted CIO title--and the multimillion dollar management responsibility that comes with it--is their ultimate career goal.
  • CIO resume makeover: Before-and-after editions

    Posted August 30, 2011 - 8:45 am

    James Jordan had been trying to fund his own healthcare technology company with the profits from his independent IT consulting business for 15 months when he concluded that the embattled healthcare industry was just not ready for his software product and that it was time to start a job search.
  • Six hot workplace trends for 2011

    Posted December 14, 2010 - 5:15 pm

    In late 2009, when the unemployment rate reached 10 percent for the first time since the early '80s, everyone hoped that 2010 would be a comeback year. Alas, it wasn't meant to be. After early signs of progress, economic growth sputtered this year and the unemployment rate sits at 9.8 percent as we approach Christmas.
  • IT Resumes: Think Twice About the Advice You've Been Given

    Posted July 1, 2010 - 2:31 pm

    A recruiting manager with an IT staffing firm warns IT professionals to use the resume advice they get from the local employment office, outplacement firms and professional resume writers at their own risk.

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