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Mistake #8: Doesn’t Describe Your Actual Job Role

IT departments have never done a very good job of using titles that actually relate to what a person does, … Continue reading

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Mistake #7: Too Modest About Achievements

Many professionals in IT are quite modest about their achievements so they tend to include only the barest details on … Continue reading

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Mistake #6: Discount Important Business Knowledge

IT professionals tend to discount their business applications knowledge. They see their value in terms of expertise with tools and … Continue reading

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Technical Resumes in a Data-Driven Economy

We live and work today in a data-driven economy. Data is everywhere and is continuously collected from business, social, shopping, … Continue reading

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Mistake #5: The Wrong Format for Your IT Resume

There are two resume formats that can be used for technical resumes — chronological and hybrid. IT hiring managers want … Continue reading

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Mistake #4: Outdated Tools and Technologies in Your IT Resume

One of the most common mistakes I see is when IT professionals leave really old technology in their resume because … Continue reading

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Mistake #3: A Dated Career Brand in Your IT Resume

All too often, I see technical resumes that still focus around the theme of saving time, money, and other resources. … Continue reading

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Mistake #2: Resume Length

When writing their resume, IT professionals will often rely on the advice they read for nontechnical resumes, advice that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Mistake #1: Too Much Technology

Many job seekers flood their IT resumes with so many deep technical details, tools, and technologies that it’s difficult to … Continue reading

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Visualizing Your Brand

By Jennifer Hay Branding is an essential part of building the career you want. Your brand is derived from who … Continue reading

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