Gene O'RourkeThe résumé is the first impression a candidate makes on the hiring decision-maker. Success in moving forward is largely dependent on how relevant the resume content is to the leadership characteristics the board has identified as important.

Following are résumé tips for credit union CEO candidates.

Tailored Résumés

Successful candidates position themselves for making it through the first narrowing of the candidate field by tailoring their résumé. Enterprising candidates modify their résumés for each CEO position they pursue. They focus on the hiring criteria described in the opportunity notice and demonstrate in their résumé that they meet the criteria.

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