IT resume makeover: Top 11 tips from 2014

Over the past year, our resume experts and career consultants have helped numerous IT professionals put their best foot forward. Here are the top 11 tips from 2014's IT Resume Makeover series.

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1. Clear Out the Clutter

Instead of a laundry list of job responsibilities and daily tasks, focus your resume on how you've solved problems for employers, says Donald Burns, executive career coach at Executive Promotions, LLC. "These success stories are one of the most important elements of a resume. You not only need to show results you've accomplished for employers, but be sure to show the context, especially if these results were achieved under less-than-ideal conditions. It's not about the quantity of information you present, it's about telling your career story through your achievements and results, says Burns.

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