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Creating or updating your resume can feel like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. That said, IT is a competitive job market, and companies and recruiters can get hundreds of responses from job postings. The amount of time you have to capture their attention is fleeting. Your resume is, in many cases, your only contact with hiring managers and potential employers. What you showcase can mean the difference between getting the interview and being summarily passed over.

CIO.com has worked with resume writers, career strategists and professional-development experts in our ongoing series to help you better showcase your talents and identify possible weaknesses in your IT resume. Check out the before-and-after resumes and learn from your colleagues.

CIO.com's IT Resume Makeover Series

IT Resume Makeover: Don’t downplay your success

It's easy to fall into the trap of downplaying your skills and accomplishments. But on your resume you need to do the exact opposite.

IT Resume Makeover: Position Your Accomplishments for Maximum Impact

This IT and operations executive had a detailed and well-organized resume, but his job search was stalling. However, with the help of our resume expert, he learned how to better position himself for the job he desires.

IT Resume Makeover: How to Avoid Buzzword Burnout

A CIO-level executive's resume was crowded, cryptic and wasn't getting his message across. In this edition of CIO.com's Resume Makeover, careers expert Donald Burns comes to rescue and takes the resume from gibberish to meaningful.

IT Resume Makeover: How to Avoid Selling Yourself Short

Resume expert Cheryl Lynch-Simpson helps an early career project manager develop her personal brand in this month's CIO.com Resume Makeover.

Resume Makeover: How to Emphasize Your Career Highlights

In this month's Resume Makeover, career expert and certified professional resume writer Laura Smith-Proulx unearths highlights from under a mountain of detail.

IT Resume Makeover: How to Sell Your Tech Sales Skills

In this month's CIO.com Resume Makeover, the devil's in the details as career and resume expert Ross Macpherson takes a technology sales professional's resume from confusing to concise.

IT Resume Makeover: How to Highlight Your Personal Brand

Career consultant Donald Burns takes an IT auditor's resume from bland to brand in this month's IT resume makeover.

IT Resume Makeover: How to Write to Your Audience

Even professional writers can have problems with their resume. In this month's Resume Makeover, we help a senior technical writer hone his message and appeal to the right audience.

IT Resume Makeover: How to Clear Out the Career Clutter

In CIO.com's latest resume makeover, our expert and career coach transforms a CIO's resume from one that was cluttered and text-heavy to one that's clear and concise -- and highlights her accomplishments.

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