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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
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.