The résumé of a C-suite candidate looks very different from a more junior employee’s.
Most significantly, you’ll want to show your ability to tackle complex challenges.
It’s also important to explain how you’ve been a brand champion and how you’ve influenced people in the past.
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If you’re being considered for a C-suite position, the hiring manager knows you’ve got the technical experience to do the job.
At this point, it’s more about convincing them you’ve got everything else: soft skills, leadership ability, and the willingness to take on new challenges. Your résumé should do just that.
Business Insider spoke to a series of experts about what makes the C-suite résumé special — in particular, how it differs from the résumé a more junior candidate might submit.
As it turns out, there’s some disagreement about how much a perfectly polished résumé helps you land a C-suite role. Many C-suite hires come through executive search firms or internal recruiters, as opposed to LinkedIn or a job website.
“Unless you have the name recognition of Meg Whitman or Elon Musk,” ZipRecruiter CEO Ian Siegel wrote to Business Insider, “having a résumé outlining your previous relevant experience is a must,” so the …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Strategy