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Reflections of an Executive Resume Writer
Welcome to this newsletter or "blog," your source for authoritative and creative executive resume writing tips and samples, as well as career transition strategies. Here you will find timely articles and insightful commentary on the latest executive resume writing and executive job search issues and trends, with examples and important do's and don'ts. For information on executive resume writing assistance, visit
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Executive Skills Most Sought-After by Employers

Here are the characteristics and abilities most sought-after by today’s employers, as found by survey and reported in ExecuNet’s annual Executive Job Market Intelligence Report:

  • The ability to lead high-performance teams
  • Industry-specific experience
  • Strategy and execution leadership
  • Functional/technical experience
  • Problem solving
  • Change agent
  • Cross-functional expertise

Does your resume demonstrate all of the above? If you are looking to change industries, you may not be able to meet the “industry-specific experience” criterion, but hopefully all of the others are well within your capabilities. Read through your executive resume carefully and verify that all of them are demonstrated strongly throughout your document.

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