All great points and applicable to everyone - not just executives.
Having a great resume is so important and can make or break your chances period. If your resume does not stand out (for the right reasons) you will not get the interview. Making sure you follow industry norms is important - so no pictures unless you are looking to be the next spokesperson for Ford, or something. Formatting should be professional and each section of your resume should be easily readable and contain quantifiable results for what makes you the best candidate. Of course, each job posting is different but if your resume hits on the main points of your industry / strengths, you will get more responses to your resume.
Including verbs is important as is the overall editing and grammar check of your resume. If you want to position yourself into a new industry, do you know how to do that? Do you know how to showcase your talents without looking like a braggart and/or otherwise missing the balance between action packed resume and boring list of stuff?
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Chamleon Resumes - Resume Mistakes All Execs Should Avoid
Lisa Vento Nielsen