Episode 203

What an Executive Resume Should Look Like (Ep 203)

In today's episode, we tackle the topic of executive resumes - what they should look like and how to make them stand out. We'll dive into the importance of the resume as the first gate to securing an interview, especially in a world where applications are often first screened by bots. Join us as we explore the intricacies of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and how to ensure your resume complies with their requirements. Get ready for some valuable insights, practical tips, and rapid-fire questions that will help you navigate the world of executive job searching. So, stay tuned, subscribe, and let's get started on your path to career success. 

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Timestamps to guide your listening:

  • 02:06- Let's talk about resumes
  • 03:26 - What is ATS?
  • 08:20 - Which resume template is the best?
  • 11:26 - Can my resume be colorful?
  • 12:32 - How many pages should my resume have?
  • 13:18 - The difference between resume and curriculum vitae?
  • 14:27 - Should my resume have a headline?
  • 16:14 - How do I show proof of my expertise in the resume?
  • 18:01 - Should my resume have logos?
  • 19:30 - Can I do my resume using Canva?
  • 20:34 - What if I'm not good at writing?
  • 21:30 - Should I get my resume done by a professional?

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Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job-hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

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I'm Renata Bernarde, a former CEO and senior executive, now dedicated to helping professionals succeed in advancing their careers. I believe that you can have the best career. One that satisfies your financial and personal needs, brings you joy, and adds value to your life.
I designed career services that can meet your needs and your budget. So, if you're a seasoned professional at a career crossroads, seeking to align your next job with your life's purpose, then let's redefine your career path together and turn aspirations into achievements. Are you ready? Let's embark on this journey together.

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Renata Bernarde