Are you looking at becoming a Chief Operating Officer? It is an extremely competitive role to get into. Currently, there are only 281 positions for a Chief Operating Officer across Australia with a common salary of $200k+ per year. However, you still have a chance. The Perfect Resume team has helped others and believe we can increase your chances with our resume writing services also!
To apply for a Chief Operating Officer position, your resume will need to prove you can oversee the end to end operations of a business with proven success at a senior management level. Recruiters and prospective employers will also be looking for transferable skills in:
- Planning and managing a company day-to-day operations.
- Reviewing and updating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
- Maintaining operational quality controls and managing risks.
- Assessing business strategies and their operational impact.
- Devising methods for meeting company benchmarks and goals.
- Reporting on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) such as turnaround times and accuracy.
- Reducing company operating costs and improving processes.
Qualifications that would increase your chances of landing an interview include a bachelor degree in business or economics, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or similar post-graduate qualification. To fast-track your application, you can gain extensive work experience in a leadership capacity across a range of businesses or work your way up through a company. In small and medium companies, you may become a COO with 10 years of experience, whereas in larger companies it can take a lot longer.
The Perfect Resume Services
When applying for a Chief Operating Officer position, your resume needs to tell a story about your skills, expertise, talents and passions and in a highly competitive job market, standing out matters!
The team at The Perfect Resume are skilled in writing resumes for Career Chief Operating Officers and have proven success in helping people land interviews and the job they want! We offer all job seekers a free resume review, ATS Scan, guides and templates and genuinely care about your career outcomes, partnering with you on your job search journey, following up and providing ongoing support. You will not feel like you are on your own!
Would you like an updated resume which is ATS compliant and engaging to read? By adding your personality to your resume, coupled with an eye-catching, modern, concise design, an employer gets a better sense of who you are as a person as opposed to just reading words on a page. We even apply psychology techniques to make you stand out and eliminate biases including culture, over/under-qualified and age.
A tailored cover letter introduces you to the hiring manager formally while increasing your chance of landing an interview by 40%. It a brief one-page opening that we align the responsibilities of the job to your experiences to show that you are the best candidate for the position.
Many government positions, universities and large corporate entities have a high demand for positions. To reduce the number of candidates applying for a role, employers request selection criteria to be addressed. The selection criteria document is in addition to a tailored cover letter and put simply, it is a listing of desirable and essential knowledge, skills and attitudes that an organisation requires the successful candidate to possess.
Are you applying for a job that needs selection criteria addressed? Make no mistake; this is a critical part of your job application that you need to get right. Using the STAR technique, we work together and address each criteria specifically, aligning to the hiring managers expectations.
LinkedIn is widely used by recruiters to screen potential candidates. There is an art to making sure recruiters can find you on LinkedIn. We optimise LinkedIn profiles to have maximum engagement, ensuring that you have a keyword optimised professional profile, so you are ready to start networking.
Going to an interview can be a daunting experience. You are under the spotlight in front of a panel of strangers, do most of the talking for a long time, expected to answer questions that you have not prepared for or even feel relevant. By looking at the position description, we create a list of potential, experience-based questions. This allows you to have a collection of examples ready to demonstrate your skills and expertise quickly. We also eliminate any anxieties you may have, discussing the desired appearance, body language, and how to impress the panel.
Career counselling can range from getting that promotion, supporting you through redundancy, changing your career or even just some help with your current role. This is a tailored experience unique to you. We look at your career history, identify what you have enjoyed and disliked then set goals, guiding you on a pathway to a future that you can enjoy. We can also investigate the barriers getting in between you and where you want to be.
The Perfect Resume Writing Service
To ensure your resume is applicant tracking system compliant while still being eye-catching for the final read, we get a snapshot of your experience, achievements and personal strengths to tailor your resume based on the jobs you are going for. We also conduct industry research to pitch your resume at the correct level to ensure your content is relevant then deliver your completed resume in both a Microsoft Word document and a PDF, ready for you to hit apply!
Resume Writing Packages Available
At The Perfect Resume, we value transparency, therefore our prices are available upfront. While you can purchase each service separately, our packages below offer great value for money.
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