do's and don'ts of resume writing

10 Things Not to Put in Your CV (Infographic)

August 28, 2019

Our specialty might be helping our clients craft a resume that helps them stand out on paper, but we also spend a fair amount of.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

People Who Lie On Their Resumes [Infographic]

July 7, 2016

No matter how qualified you are, applying for a job can be a daunting task. You might even be tempted to stretch the truth a.

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.