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Top notch executive resumes: creating flawless resumes for managers, executives, and CEOs

Author: Hansen, Katharine Publisher: Career Press, 2008.Language: EnglishDescription: 255 p. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781564149893Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes index
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Top Notch Executive Resumes Creating Flawless Resumes for Managers, Executives and CEOs Contents Introduction: The Executive Difference 9 Chapter One: FABUKA: The Most Important Aspects of the Executive Resume 13 Focus - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Accomplishments - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Branding - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Uniqueness - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Keywords - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Appearance - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Chapter Two: Nuts and Bolts: Everything You Need to Know to Construct Your Resume 27 How to Get Started - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 27 Breakable vs. Unbreakable Resume Rules - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 27 Resume Components - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 28 Design Tips - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 44 Organizational Formats - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 46 Delivery Methods - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 48 Frequently Asked Resume Questions (FAQs) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 51 14 15 18 20 20 26 Chapter Three Branded Career-Marketing Communication Tools to Enhance Your Resume 57 Tool to Build Brand Identity Before the Job Search - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 60 Networking Communication Tools - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 63 Communication Tools for the Active, Pre-interview Job-Search Phase - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 70 Communication Tools for the Interview Phase of the Job Search - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 82 Communication Tools for Use at the Interview - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 111 Communication Tool for After the Interview - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 114 Communication Tools for Passive Candidates - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 117 Complete Branded Package - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 118 Chapter Four The Opinions That Count: Resume Preferences and Peeves From Hiring Decision-Makers 133 Top 30 Executive Resume Pet Peeves of Hiring Decision-Makers - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 133 Chapter Five Your Resume and Executive Recruiters 143 How Recruiters Operate and How They Work With Resumes - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 143 How to Optimize Your Resume to Succeed in this Process - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 145 Cover Letters for Recruiters - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 150 Chapter Six Case Studies 155 Case Study One: Mid-career Job-Seeker Adds New Credential (MBA) and Aspires to the Executive Level - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 155 Case Study Two: Candidate Seeks to Change Industries - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 157 Case Study Three: Professional Desires Change to Business Emphasis - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 163 Chapter Seven Resume and Cover Letter Samples for Aspiring Executives 177 Resumes and Cover Letters for Executives in Sales, Marketing, Business Development, and Public Relations - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 178 1. Resume for Senior Corporate Sales Representative - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 178 2. Resume for Sales Manager - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 180 3. Text Resume for Sales Manager - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 181 4. Resume for Vice President, Sales and New Business Development ................... 182 5. Resume for Senior-Level Alternative Energy Executive - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 184 6. Cover Letter for Senior-Level Alternative Energy Executive - - - - - - - - - - - - - 186 7. Resume for International Sales and Marketing Executive - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 187 8. Resume for Marketing Executive - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 189 9. Resume for Executive Marketing Vice President - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 192 Resumes and Cover Letters for Executives in Management, Human Resources, and Project Management - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 195 10. Resume for Senior Organization and Project Management Executive _ 195 11. Resume for Project Manager--Construction - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 197 12. Cover Letter for Project Manager/Trainer - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 199 13. Resume for Senior Manager for Transition, Business Development, and Knowledge Management - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 200 14. Resume for Senior Management Executive - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 202 Resumes and Cover Letters for Operations Executives - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 204 15. Resume for Senior Business Systems Operations Executive - - - - - - - - - - - - 204 16. Resume for Chief Operations Officer - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 206 17. Cover Letter for Chief Operations Officer - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 208 Resumes and Cover Letters for Executives in Engineering, Science, and Information Technology - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 209 18. Resume for Vice President, Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 209 19. Cover Letter for Vice President, Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 211 20. Resume for Senior Technical Executive - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 212 21. Resume for Executive-Level Technical Director/Manager/CIO215 _ _ _ _ 22. Resume for Information Technology Senior/Executive Manager _ _ _ _ 218 23. Cover Letter for Senior Analytical Consultant/Statistics - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 221 More Resumes and Cover Letters for Executives - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 222 24. Resume for Chief Financial Officer - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 222 25. Cover Letter for Chief Financial Officer - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 223 26. Resume for Corporate Finance Director - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 224 27. Cover Letter for International Director, Investment Banking - - - - - - - - - - - - 226 28. Resume for Management Consultant - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 227 29. Resume for Higher-Education Administrator/Dean - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 229 30. Cover Letter for Higher-Education Administrator/Dean - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 234 31. Resume for President/Executive Director, Community Foundation _ _ 235 32. Resume for Arts Administration Executive - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 236 33. Resume for Senior Attorney/Counsel - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 238 34. Resume for Editorial Executive - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 242 Appendix 243 Guide for Brainstorming Accomplishments - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 243 Resources - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 245 Books - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 246 Professional Executive Resume Writers - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 247 Index 251 About the Author 255

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