The Modern-Day CTO Recap

Posted on February 7, 2013. Filed under: Career Management, CIO, Interviews, Job Market Trends, Personal Branding, Recruiting, Resumes, Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

bizcom8The modern-day CTO role is somewhat different from 20 years ago. As more companies become tech-based organizations, the need to a CTO has expanded. Some companies now blur the lines between the CIO and CTO.  So our panel tweeted about these distinctions and about how a CTO candidate should position themselves in today’s job market.

To review a recap of the #TCFchat, you can go to the Storify page. Or you can view the recap directly on the Tech Career Forum LinkedIn discussion page.

Feel free to share your own thoughts and comments here or on the Tech Career Forum LinkedIn group, which you are welcome to join!

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The CTO Role in 2013

Posted on February 5, 2013. Filed under: CIO, Interviews, Recruiting, Resumes, Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

toon907The role of CTO has changed over the years. As a result, companies are looking for different skill sets today compared with 15 or 20 years ago when recruiting a new CTO.
Join us to discuss this topic in our next Tech Career Forum twitter chat on Wednesday 2/6 at 3pm Eastern by using the hashtag #TCFchat.

Here are the discussion points:

1) What is the role of the CTO today, and how is it different from 20 years ago?

2) What skill sets are companies and recruiters looking for in a CTO?

3) How much emphasis should a CTO candidate place on technology? On business leadership?

4) Are there any qualifications that can really help to differentiate a CTO candidate in today’s market?

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Tech Recruiting Do’s and Don’ts for 2013

Posted on January 31, 2013. Filed under: CIO, Interviews, Recruiting, Resumes, Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

hr17On Wednesday 1/30 at 3pm ET, we’re talked about working with a technical recruiter for this year. This included some things that really turn recruiters off when reviewing a resume and when conducting an interview. It also included things that get recruiters excited.

So you can check out the full Storify recap. You can also post comments here or directly on the Tech Career Forum LinkedIn page.

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