The Career Corner

Getting in the Door: Ideas for Bypassing the Online Application Process

April 4, 2019

When it comes to the application process for a new job, a major source of frustration is the web-based application tool. Your resume is customized.

9 Tips for Turning Your Military Performance Report Bullets into a Civilian Ready Resume

April 3, 2019

Whether you’ve been in the military for two years or twenty, translating your military work experience into recruiter-friendly language for the civilian world can be.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Navigating an Out-of-State Job Search

March 27, 2019

As a job candidate, you may have a surplus of reasons for seeking out-of-state employment. Perhaps you’re supporting your partner in their career growth, or.

21 Best Tips for a Successful Job Interview (Infographic)

March 26, 2019

Stressed about an upcoming interview? You’re not alone. That’s why there are so many self-help tips out there on how to rock the interview. You’ll.

The Top 5 Reasons Your Resume Isn’t Getting Callbacks

March 20, 2019

You’ve spent hours in all of your free time (insert eye roll here) trying to write a resume that *hopefully* communicates your skills and experience.

10 Ways to be More Mindful at Work (Infographic)

March 13, 2019

Being mindful in the workplace can be a daunting task between all the demands constantly thrown your way. How are you supposed to take a.

The Dos and Don’ts of References

March 8, 2019

It’s a tale as old as resume-writing time: you start by writing an award-winning resume and wrap it up in a nice package by slapping.

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.