The “Short Form Resume”

by Unre Visagie

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This free sample resume gives you a summary template to work from. This short form resume template or a version of it, is what most recruiters are looking for. Short, concise and to the point.

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The Short Form Resume:

Resume Summary

Name and Surname


Personal Details: 46 years old with Masters Degree in Engineering, married (2 children); South African citizenship; Cape Town… Complete personal detail with contact details.

Core Competencies: 23 years in the Information Technology (IT) industry with

And Experience: roles ranging from software design, management of projects, divisions and company, business and management consulting, strategy planning and implementation.

Software design and implementation experience gained Philips, Teklogic and BSW Data, with specialized applications in distributed realtime computing environments.

Project Management experience gained at BSW, the most challenging being the delivery of an 80 man-year project to the telecoms industry that formed that primary revenue base of the company in the 1990s.

5 years Divisional Management of software engineering teams at BSW, and divisional management of stand-alone business units with annual revenues up to R40m, and team size to 80 people

2 years Divisional Management at Dimension Data, leading a software solutions division of 50-90 people selling to the financial services industry. Fully responsible for the sales, business consulting , implementation and support aspects of the business.

Business and management consulting experience gained at Dimension Data and Dejevu, where client’s business and management processes were defined together with IT solutions to support the processes.

At BSW Data, valuable experience gained with defining and driving the company’s strategy planning and implementation process over several years, including forecasts, budgets, and focus on human and intellectual capital.

3 years as Executive Director of BSW Data board, contributing to the company strategy formulation and rollout during a high growth period, and gaining experience in corporate governance.

Outside Interests: Sailing, cycling, scuba diving, kayaking, off-road ventures and music


Interests: Leading, managing and growing young businesses or business streams, particularly during the startup and growth phase, where structuring, strategy planning and systemization are required.

Another role where I can add real value is in business and management consulting projects to companies such as above.

About Unre Visagie
I am a master coach with 30 years of career and business coaching experience. I have built and sold many of my own multi-million dollar companies. I have always built my companies based on the principle of successful people make a successful company. I invest in people. As your coach you get 30 years of experience to help you do the work you love and earn the salary you want.

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