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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

15 Secrets to Writing a Great Resume

October 28, 2016

Yikes, there’s a lot of resume advice floating around out there! Some good, some not so good and we understand it has to leave you.

Pink Resumes and Candy Wrappers

October 5, 2016

Job applicants have used everything from Vine videos to infographics to candy wrappers to replace the standard resume. Unfortunately, they’re also a great way to.

The Millennial ‘Work Martyr’

September 1, 2016

Forfeiting time off from work is not uncommon—it is most common, however, among millennials. “The ‘entitled millennial’ narrative is dead wrong when it comes to.

The Art of the Follow Up

June 23, 2016

So you made it through the interview and you’re thinking it went pretty well. Awesome – but – your work isn’t done yet; you still.

New Eyes, New Rules for Your Resume

May 19, 2016

When you click the ‘submit application’ button to send your resume, have you ever considered that it might not land in front of human eyes?.

Tailoring Your Resume to Fit a Specific Job Ad

May 12, 2015

From clothing ads (based on your recent online shopping excursion) that get served up via Facebook to the Venti soy no-whip Frappuccino your ordered at.

Want to Impress Your Job Recruiter? Here’s How!

April 15, 2015

A new crop of graduates will be leaving colleges and universities this spring, armed with a host of degrees and hoping to find good jobs..

How Fear Spreads Quickly from Leaders to Employees

April 9, 2015

In my blog posts, I am always writing to the job seeker or to the person looking for help with their resume. In today’s post, I.

The Challenging Path to College and Your Dream Job

March 25, 2015

With tuitions at an all-time high, the cost of college and the increasingly competitive job market have become major considerations for aspiring college students and.

How a Globally Focused Education Can Help Your Career

February 24, 2015

The business world is constantly changing and growing, becoming more culturally diverse and interconnected than ever before. Companies are looking for employees who are globally.

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.

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.