Some are pretty good attempts to capture the value they offer to potential employers.
Most don’t hit the mark at all.
Often, the problem these executives face is suddenly being thrust into job search when they never really experienced it before. Like so many senior leaders, they never needed a resume. They easily slid from one job to the next, through referrals and networking, as they progressed in their careers.
They have a vague idea of what should go into a resume, but often don’t understand all that goes into resume strategy. And they often don’t know the impact personal branding and the new job search landscape have had on resume strategy.
Over at Executive Career Brand, I’ve outlined 4 Reasons You Can’t Write Your Own Executive Resume.
photo by Drew Coffman