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Read these BlueSteps Executive Search blog articles for the latest tips that will help improve your executive resume and your brand.

Peter Newfield, President of Career-Resumes.com, explains how to best present job change after a short tenure on your resume and during an interview.

Q. “Having recently started in a COO position, the company experienced an internal restructure and I moved into a VP position instead. Due to the uncertain future of the company I will be moving on after only 1 year. How do you suggest I explain this within my resume / CV and then at
LinkedIn: Putting Your Executive Foot Forward

Senior Executive using Social Networks to Manage his Career

As a follow-up from our last LinkedIn article, we want to focus on your LinkedIn Profile. Here are five tips to have a stronger Profile:

Social and Business Networking

As we gaze at the bleak yet hopeful employment landscape, there is a temptation to withdraw from the executive job market. Surely no one is hiring yet. Why spend the time, money, and emotional expense of looking for a new executive position when headhunters are handling less assignments and employers are not filling openings?
 


The concept of a "video resume" has been around for several years, and of late, the term has gained increasing momentum, with job board sites like Monster.com and CareerBuilder beginning to integrate video more extensively into their product offerings.

A "video resume" is a bit of a misnomer really, because you can't summarize your career history in a video. But there's a good argument to be made that the use of video as part of your executive career portfolio has some merit.

How best to use video?