Hear from those who have the hands-on experience to really know what it takes to land that job
What we know is that, in spite of all the changes brought about by a digital world, resumes are crucial to earning that job offer
Your resume needs to take the reader on a journey that highlights your abilities and potential and gives insights into what makes you special
... it's a rare case when social media fame proves to be the driving force behind landing that job ...
all those contacts, followers, friends and likes
don't substitute for a strong resume, a targeted job search
and taking full advantage of job-search technology
Even in today's digital world, your resume
remains at the core of getting that job.
In fact, every "upload" and "autofill" relies on it.
"Key words" make the internet work for you.
Clear and powerful career goals, strengths,
skills and areas of excellence drive your candidacy.
Right up front, your passion and drive come through.
Your resume is all about persuasion.
Write the best commercial ever ... for yourself.
Your goal is to make the reader determined and eager to meet you in person -- because you grabbed their attention and built excitement about your potential.
Your most important job now is getting a job
Roni Avissar, PhD
Justin Fox, investment banker
Julie Biber, executive recruiter
Patrick Ford, former corporate vice-chair and CEO
Chris Komisarjevsky is a retired worldwide CEO of Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations counseling firm. His previous books include Peanut Butter and Jelly Management – Tales From Parenthood, Lessons For Managers which was published seven times, including in the US, China, Korea and France. His second book, The Power of Reputation, drew on interviews with distinguished professionals and underscored the importance of a career and personal reputation built on authenticity, trust and values. He serves as an independent director and governance chair of three mutual funds, taught at Boston University as a chaired professor and served in the US Army as a combat helicopter pilot.
Chris holds a master’s degree in business (MBA) from the University of Connecticut and is a member of its Business School Hall of Fame and has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Union College.
He has nine children and lives in Atlantic Beach, New York, with his wife, Reina.