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  • Tech resume resources: Before and after examples, expert advice and more

    When it's time to update your resume, you may find it difficult to figure out how to effectively highlight your accomplishments while keeping the document concise. In these IT resume makeovers, you'll see how to rework your technical resume to make it stand out from the crowd.

    Written by Sarah K. White25 April 17 03:26
  • How to fix 3 common resume mistakes

    Have you made any of these common resume errors? If so, it’s time to revisit, review and update your resume before you apply for your next job.

    Written by Sarah K. White22 Feb. 17 01:48
  • IT Resume Makeover: How to Write to Your Audience

    Even professional writers can have problems with their resume. In this month's Resume Makeover, we help a senior technical writer hone his message and appeal to the right audience.

    Written by Sharon Florentine06 Oct. 16 07:43
  • IT Resume Makeover: Don’t try to please everyone

    Writing a resume means knowing your audience. If you try to please everyone, you’ll only wind up with an unfocused and disjointed document filled with unconnected work experience and accomplishments.

    Written by Sarah K. White01 Aug. 16 21:21
Features about resumes
  • IT resume makeover: Breaking through tech jargon

    In this resume makeover, the candidate didn't need a complete remodel. Instead, he needed to shift the overall focus. The resume writer Donald Burns was able to take his resume from tech-focused and dense, to something that any recruiter or hiring manager would actually read and understand.

    Written by Sarah K. White12 May 16 21:02
  • Don’t use general recruiters in salary negotiations

    In part 1, I addressed why firms struggle to find quality information security staff. In this segment, I’ll discuss how recruitment can help or hinder that, and get insights from noted information security recruiter Tracy Lenzner.

    Written by Ben Rothke09 Nov. 15 17:56
  • IT Resume Makeover: Just the facts (and only the pertinent ones)

    David Thorburn-Gundlach's resume might as well have been covered by a cloak of invisibility, at least as far as recruiters and hiring managers were concerned. Though the nine-page document included a wealth of technical skills, knowledge and facts, it wasn't doing him any favors. In fact, it was hiding his true value to potential employers.

    Written by Sharon Florentine20 May 15 23:38
  • How to Beat Applicant Tracking Systems

    All's fair in love, war and job hunting. Learn how to use 'guerilla' job search tactics to use applicant tracking system technology to your advantage.

    Written by Sharon Florentine13 Feb. 14 21:18