In this episode, we will cover how to best construct your job history section for your resume. Each section of your resume should be. Designed to communicate with a different audience. By effectively writing your resume, it shows potential employers that you how to talk with your peers and managers.
In this episode, we will focus on the skills section of your resume, on how much detail you should be included. You need to ensure that you’re representing your skills accurately. Skills can be hard skills (also known as technical skills) or soft skills. Both are important to cover in your skills section to demonstrate your abilities to a potential employer.
In this episode, I am currently reviewing a survey of IT leaders from companies like Bank of America, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, AT&T, and Salesforce. Nearly all the respondents, roughly 98%, said that cybersecurity talent would be crucial for their business’s success over the next 6 to 18 months. So, it looks like the job market will be picking up again for cybersecurity professionals, and that is great news for all of you, too.
In this episode, you will learn topics about how to fascinate a hiring manager with your resume’s summary statement. The summary statement is the only part you can guarantee to have been read by a hiring manager. Keep it purposeful and answer questions right away.
In this episode, we will talk about what it looks like to try getting a cybersecurity job during the COVID-19 pandemic and the quarantine. Wes, an experienced hiring manager of cybersecurity professionals, leads a big cybersecurity team at a Fortune 100 company and shares his thoughts.
In this episode, we will talk with a Fortune 100 company’s hiring manager to find out what they want to see in your resume. Even though Wes started out as a call center representative, he quickly moved into IT operations. Eventually, he moved into the role of a hiring manager as he built and supported new teams. A resume has a job to do, and that is to get a candidate into an interview so they can have a conversation with the hiring manager. A resume alone will never get you a position, it just gets you a chance at a position, according to Wes.
The buzz we’re hearing is that a lot of seasoned cybersecurity people have recently lost their jobs due to the economic hit that we’ve been taking here in the US related to the COVID-19 pandemic. What was most interesting, though, is that we saw a lot of the news articles covering job cuts by what I would classify as cybersecurity vendors.
In this episode, we will focus on the strategies applied by Jason Blanchard to conduct job hunting like a penetration tester. During Jason’s twice weekly livestreams, he viewers to ask him questions about different aspects of finding a cybersecurity job and he applies a social engineering or open source intelligence (OSINT) mindset to answering these questions.
In this episode, we discussed the importance of not sharing your salary history with potential employers during an interview, or even during the pre-interview process. There are many reasons why you should not disclose this type of information. For example, many hiring managers in all industries have been using salary history as a proxy for all kinds of things that they want to know about you as a candidate.