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Stop You Don't Need an Executive Resume to Start Your Executive Job Search

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If you are ready to make an executive job change, then STOP before writing your executive resume. You do not need it, not yet. Certainly, you will find dozens of so-called resume writers willing to take on your executive resume writing project. However, if neither you nor the resume writer have the insight to realize that the problem is not your resume, you are going to be sorely disappointed with the outcome. In fact, if your resume writer suggests that you are not ready to have your resume prepared, you should listen. Read on to learn why you need to stop right now and evaluate your executive job search strategy before you have your executive resume prepared.

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Stop You Don't Need an Executive Resume to Start Your Executive Job Search

  1. 1. Stop! You Do Not Need an Executive Resume to Start Your Executive Job Search Amy L. Adler CEO
  2. 2. STOP Before Writing Your Executive Resume • You do not need it yet. • You will find dozens of resume writers willing to take on your executive resume writing project, but you will be disappointed with the outcome. • Evaluate your executive job search strategy before you have your executive resume prepared. Image courtesy of boulemonademoon / FreeDigitalPhotos.net http://www.fivestrengths.com
  3. 3. I Need a Resume, Right Now! • Make sure you hire an expert, certified resume writer. Do not skimp on that important investment. • Before you commit your thoughts to paper, take a step back. http://www.fivestrengths.com
  4. 4. 3 Important Questions • Evaluate these three important questions: 1. 2. 3. What do you want to do next? Does your future goal look like your recent career history? Does your future goal look like your distant career history? • If you do not know the answer to any of these questions, you are not ready to write your executive resume. • You are probably about five to eight weeks away from being ready to have your executive resume. Image courtesy of Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net http://www.fivestrengths.com
  5. 5. What Do for the Next Five to Eight Weeks? • Stop focusing on what your resume could potentially say. • Start thinking about your career goals from the inside out. • You need an expert executive career coach. Image courtesy of David Castillo Dominici / FreeDigitalPhotos.net http://www.fivestrengths.com
  6. 6. Your Executive Career Coach Will Lead the Way • An executive career coach can walk you through a highly customized yet planful process that helps you figure out your career goals. • You will explore a variety of career paths and talk to the right people who can inform your career search. Image courtesy of David Castillo Dominici / FreeDigitalPhotos.net http://www.fivestrengths.com
  7. 7. Your Executive Resume Writer Will Follow Your New Focus • Think about the future shape of your executive resume. • See the results of your work and a natural progression that funnels into the resume writing process. • Stick with the plan your executive career coach and resume writer have established for you, and let them walk the path with you to your success! Image courtesy of scottchan / FreeDigitalPhotos.net http://www.fivestrengths.com
  8. 8. Winning the Executive Job Search Game • Curious about the path to winning the executive job search game? • Call Five Strengths. Image courtesy of Stock.xchng / onatos http://www.fivestrengths.com
  9. 9. Face Your Career Change Fear Get your complimentary copy of “3 Simple Steps to Clear Your Career Change Fear” Amy L. Adler, CEO (801) 810-5627 Toll-Free (800) 590-2377 http://www.fivestrengths.com

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