Technical Resume Writing Guides and IT Resume Samples

Professionals in Information Technology fields will have unique challenges when preparing a resume.

In general, IT resumes will include more information about specific technologies used to develop, engineer and manage information systems.

The content on this site was created to help IT professionals create a resume. Technical Resume Samples and articles were created by Certified Resume Writers and Resume Writing Professionals.

Latest IT Resume Samples

Latest IT Resume Writing Guides

Education as Experience: Resume Advice for the Back-to-School Job Seeker, Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, we reviewed how to optimize the education section of a resume for a recent graduate. Let’s take one more step to see how we can further integrate Joseph’s education into the professional experience of his resume.  Some recruiters and hiring managers may balk at first when they find education … Read more

Education as Experience: Resume Advice for the Back-to-School Job Seeker, Part 1

For those job seekers who have returned to school, the secret to creating a uniquely powerful resume is to highlight education in combination with work experience.  Traditionally, people treat education as a single event on their resume — the graduation date or date that they completed a certificate program.  But it is a lost opportunity … Read more

Resume Do’s and Don’ts for the New Year

Creating an effective resume can be difficult for the inexperienced writer. But if you want to give it a try on your own anyway, here are a few resume writing tips and traps to consider.

3 Resume Mistakes for Technical Executives

Whether you are a technical executive (CIO, CTO, or tech firm CEO) already or a technical manager or director looking to advance into an executive role, there are 3 common and potentially fatal mistakes that are made when preparing a resume.

Stretching the Truth on IT Resumes: Getting MDM on Your Resume

It‘s a bit tempting in today’s competitive job market to stretch the truth on your resume. Times are tough and getting your foot in the door is a significant challenge. It’s easy to think that you can add technologies or projects that will get you through the keyword search. You figure that you’ve always interviewed … Read more

Use Business Language in Technical Resumes

Having a technical background, I know how easy it is to fall back on technical descriptions of my achievements. But unlike other industries, IT resumes have two entirely different readers. Each reader brings their own perspective, knowledge, and experiences to the task of finding highly skilled technical professionals to fill vacant positions.