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6 Reasons Why That Job You Hate Might be the Best Thing for Your Career

April 24, 2019

Almost everyone has been there at one point or another. Either you take a job fully expecting to hate it just because you needed to.

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Executive Drafts Founder Jeremy Shreve: Demystifying the Job Interview

April 17, 2019

Staying on top of current recruiting trends in a landscape where the rules are always changing is a nearly impossible task, but one that Jeremy.

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6 ‘Thank You’ Note Mistakes [Infographic]

April 11, 2019

You rocked that interview–you just know it. Now you get to just sit back and relax, right? Not if you want to increase your chances.

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Write for the Reader: How to Gain a Hiring Manager’s Perspective and Increase Your Value

April 10, 2019

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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