career planning

How Do You Decide if a Job is Right for You?

July 17, 2019

Let’s play out a scenario that happens time and time again. You’re applying for new jobs and expect that maybe only a third of them.

5 Steps to Successfully Transition into Your New Career

July 10, 2019

If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve been considering a career change for a while. Taking risks (especially in your career) doesn’t come easy for.

Questions from Redditors Part 3: Executive Drafts owner Jeremy Shreve answers some of Reddit’s resume FAQs

June 26, 2019

Here at Executive Drafts, we love engaging directly with people and providing high-value, completely free advice.  We are frequent contributors on Reddit, where we have.

How to Negotiate a Gap in Your Career

May 1, 2019

There are lots of reasons that people have to take an employment hiatus—caring for a loved one, personal illness, getting laid off, staying at home.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How to Find the Best Job for Your Personality Type

February 22, 2017

Did you know that your personality type can determine which career you’ll be happy with? We can’t deny who we are but there is a.

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.