The Career Corner

How To Use LinkedIn Like A Grown-up

June 28, 2018

Graduating with your college degree should be a proud and happy time for everyone. But too often, it’s filled with anxiety over finding a job.

Career Success and Happiness

April 26, 2018

The average person spends more time working than any other activity. Unfortunately, nearly 2 out of 3 workers surveyed in the US and Canada say.

The Career First-Timer’s Survival Guide

April 19, 2018

You’ve perfected your resume. Seven people have read over your cover letter and given it the green light. You’ve gone on what feels like hundreds.

What You Wish You’d Known Before Your Job Interview

April 12, 2018

Did you know the #1 biggest interview mistake is not actually stating interest in the job at hand during the conversation?! Here are some of.

The Job Seeker’s Bill of Rights (Infographic)

April 5, 2018

When you’re desperate for a job, it’s so easy to feel less than – rejection after rejection, unanswered phone call after unanswered phone call. Be.

The Best Career For Your Personality Type (Infographic)

March 29, 2018

Did you know that your personality type can determine which career you’ll be happy with? You can’t deny who you are, but you can find.

20 Questions, Career-Style (Infographic)

March 22, 2018

Do you remember playing a good ol’ game of 20 Questions with your crush back in middle school? The questions we were asking are probably.

11 Things To Not Say In An Interview

March 15, 2018

A job interview is the epitome of a nerve-wracking situation, so it’s only natural that we all come out with some strange things during the.

Some Of The Worst Words To Use On Your Resume

March 8, 2018

The purpose of a resume is to paint the best professional picture of yourself as possible in a relatively short amount of time. When people.

Infographic: How Do I Decide On A Career Path?

March 1, 2018

This week’s blog post is brought to you by Career Savvy! If you’re feeling confused and don’t quite know where your career will take you.

How To Write An Impactful Summary

February 14, 2018

At Executive Drafts, we are big fans of a short, narrative introduction of your skills by writing a small summary. The idea is to write.

Creating A Career Plan: Five Steps To Your Future (Infographic)

February 8, 2018

This week, we’re bringing you a super helpful infographic from Michael Page, a British-based recruitment business. Here are five steps to creating a career plan.

A Quick Post On Quick Fixes For Your Resume

February 1, 2018

Did you just stumble upon an opening for your dream job at your dream company? Is that job opening closing today?! Take a breather! Sending.

How To Ask Your Boss For A Raise

January 25, 2018

In a perfect world, your boss hands out raises like they’re candy every time you do something that benefits the company. In this world, that’s.

The Grad’s Guide To Receiving A Job Offer Before Receiving A Diploma

January 18, 2018

If you think it’s too soon to start looking for post-grad jobs if you’re graduating in May, you’re sadly mistaken! Getting started early is the.

The Simple Guide to a Simple Cover Letter

January 11, 2018

A cover letter is a one-page document that explains on a more personal level why you’re a suitable fit for any given job. While a.

Resume Mistakes You Don’t Realize You’re Making

January 3, 2018

This week, we’re giving you a rundown of the most common resume mistakes that some people don’t even realize they’re making. It’s easy to get.

How To Find A (real) Work-Life Balance

December 28, 2017

The proverbial “work-life balance.” It can seem far-fetched and flat-out impossible to a lot of folks nowadays. We all have a lot on our plates.

How To Interview Your Interviewer

December 20, 2017

When the person interviewing you asks if you have any questions for him, he’s not just being polite. He’s trying to gauge how invested in.

Doing Your Homework Before a Job Interview

December 13, 2017

Being prepared for a job interview is arguably more important than the interview itself. One of the worst feelings to have when in an interview.

What to Do When You Miss a Recruiters Phone Call

December 7, 2017

You’re in the car driving to another job interview, and an unknown number calls you – what do you do? If you’re like most of.

Job Searching During the Holidays – Don’t Be a Scrooge!

November 30, 2017

Around this time of year, job seekers start wondering if it really makes sense to continue searching during the holidays. The answer is, yes! Here.

PDF Resume or Word Resume?

November 16, 2017

Your resume is all ready to go. You’ve spent hours updating it, highlighting your transferable skills, quadruple checking the document for typos and now comes.

Why You Should Always Ask for a Written Job Offer

November 9, 2017

You’ve been job searching for months. Your patience is exhausted, and so are you. That’s why it’s so important to be careful when you finally.

Tips to Trick Out Your LinkedIn Profile

November 2, 2017

It can be easy to ignore your LinkedIn profile when you have a job. You might log in every now and then to add a.