The Career Corner

Are Your References Derailing Your Job Search?

February 4, 2015

Each time you make it past the résumé-review stage and interview with a potential employer, the meeting seems to go really well. But then—crickets. If.

Ace the Interview with these Tips from the Experts

February 3, 2015

So you put together a stellar resume, wrote a winning cover letter and landed an interview for your dream job. The hard work’s done, right?.

Tips to Start a Viable Post-Military Career for Returning Vets

January 27, 2015

As the Department of Defense continues its drawdown of American military personnel after decades of major troop deployment, tens of thousands of American troops are.

12 Types of Bosses – Which One Describes Yours?

January 20, 2015

There are 12 types of bosses, each with a different management style, says Geoffrey James, business author and blogger for Inc.com “Everyone needs a field.

Failure to Launch: Common Job Search Mistakes

January 13, 2015

While this year’s college graduates are and will be facing a tough job market, they can still take comfort from the fact that many employers.

What You Wish You’d Known before Your Job Interview (Infographic)

January 6, 2015

This nifty little infographic gives you all the tips and tricks needed to avoid the common mistakes and ace your job interview! Maybe you’re a.

Soft Skills Questions You Might Face in Your Next Interview

December 30, 2014

You’ve polished your resume, updated your references and picked up your best outfit from the dry cleaners. You’re ready for that big interview. But while.

Before You Hit Send Follow these Tips to Get Your Resume Read

December 23, 2014

Finding that perfect job opportunity doesn’t come around very often for many, and when it does, excitement can take over and cloud the ability to.

Thinking about Switching Careers in 2015?

December 16, 2014

In early January 2014, 21 percent of American workers said they planned to change jobs within the next 12 months, according to a CareerBuilder survey. Introspection.

Use this Social Media Strategy to Find a Job

December 8, 2014

If a social media strategy isn’t at the top of your list when starting your job-searching endeavors, you might find the process slow and tedious..

Top 5 Resume Mistakes for Recent Graduates

August 25, 2014

I was hesitant to write this article, because there’s no shortage of “top X” lists in the world of career prep. However, I’ve noticed many.

Reverse-engineering the Hiring Process: Start With Your Offer Letter and Work Your Way Back

June 30, 2014

When I’m coaching clients on taking the next step in their career, I’m always surprised at how our instincts can steer us down the wrong.

The Art of the Cover Letter: Tips for getting noticed and getting an interview

April 21, 2014

When people ask what I do for a living, I tell them I am a professional career coach who helps people get jobs (the inverse.

Write for the Reader: How to gain a hiring manager’s perspective and increase your value

April 4, 2014

I read many, many resumes each month, yet I’m still surprised how many people have trouble looking at things from the hiring manager’s point of.

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

March 14, 2014

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.

The Death of the Objective Statement

October 21, 2013

I remember exactly when I learned how to write a resume. It was my freshman year of high school in my keyboarding class. I’m 32.

7 Signs You Need a New Job

September 16, 2013

It’s hard to know when to throw in the towel and begin looking for another job. Our happiness can be called into jeopardy for many.

Welcome!

September 10, 2013

Welcome to Executive Drafts, a career services company dedicated to getting you to that next level in your career. If it’s been a while since.