Who made a resolution to upgrade their professional standing in 2013? If you just made this resolution, some of your competitors are ahead of you but rest assured that plenty of your competitors are still waiting for their ship to come in even though they’re not moving in any particular direction to meet the ship.
Most security professionals tell me that they're not comfortable talking about themselves. Worse yet, they're not at all comfortable writing stories about their successes. That's okay because I'm not good at doing the security professional's techincal work so we meet in the middle to create a resume that clearly demonstrates my client's abilities.