IT Resume Makeover: Emphasize challenges, actions and results

In this IT Resume Makeover, JM Auron helps a VP of security engineering dig into his experience to craft a resume that properly outlines his abilities, initiative, and accomplishments.

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Do you ever feel like your resume doesn’t quite capture your experience and passion for technology?

That’s where Hoban “Wash” Washburne (not his real name), vice president of global infrastructure security engineering, found himself recently. But after a consult with J.M. Auron, a leading global IT careers leader, resume writer and owner of Quantum Tech Resumes, Wash walked away with a CV that better captured his experience -- and his positive impact on the bottom line.

Here’s how Auron helped Wash transform his resume.

A security exec sold short

Wash’s original resume portrayed him as a “rather dull, procedural candidate,” says Auron. But once Auron got Wash on the phone, Auron quickly realized he was selling himself short.

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