The Career Corner

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.

How Recruiters Review Resumes

October 25, 2017

Every job seeker sending in a resume to a potential employer wants to believe there’s actually someone on the receiving end that reads their entire.

How to Make a Recruiter Take Notice

October 18, 2017

Have you ever noticed how much information is out there about how to get your resume noticed? If not, believe us – there is an.

Mastering the Art of Small Talk in a Job Interview

October 12, 2017

There it is, that jittery feeling you get in the pit of your stomach when a job interview is fast approaching. Yes, there’s a lot.

How Can an Older Job Seeker Fight Age Discrimination?

October 5, 2017

As much as we hate to believe it, age discrimination – though illegal – happens every day. Older job applicants constantly run into job site.

5 Common Thoughts Hiring Managers Have During an Interview

September 28, 2017

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been interviewed a million times or you can count them on one hand, the stress is palpable when you come.

Are You as Smart as Your Resume Implies?

September 21, 2017

It’s one thing to add a college, graduate program, or certificate on your resume, but if you have an engineering degree and you don’t know.

How to Answer the Ultimate Job Interview Question: “Where Do You See Yourself In 5 Years?”

September 14, 2017

You’re in the middle of a great interview and things are going great.  Then comes the ultimate job interview question that makes everyone squirm in.

After the Interview Checklist

September 6, 2017

We always get excited every time we find out that someone we’ve helped left an interview feeling good about their chances of landing a job..

Some Hard Truths about Searching for a Job

August 24, 2017

“Could you take a quick look at my resume and tell me what you think?” If we had a dollar for every time we’ve been.