resume writing tips and tricks

How an Applicant Tracking System Reads Your Resume [Infographic]

June 25, 2019

Have you wondered how an applicant tracking system (ATS) works? Or how important it actually is? While ATS systems have been primarily used in tech-focused.

Questions from Redditors Part 1: Executive Drafts owner Jeremy Shreve answers some of Reddit’s resume FAQs

June 13, 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.

A College Student’s Guide to Landing Your First Job

May 29, 2019

Congratulations—it’s taken four years of hard work (or five, or six—we won’t judge!) and now you’re preparing to walk across that stage and pick up.

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.

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.

Why Hiring a Professional Resume Writer is a Great Investment

March 18, 2016

Job searching can be expensive! It costs money to buy new clothes or dry clean your only interview suit. And at a time when you’re.

Resume Changes for 2016

February 12, 2016

It’s 2016 and you just pulled your four page, wrinkled up resume from 2008 out of the bottom of your desk drawer because you’ve been.

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Rockin Resume

October 23, 2015

There is an art to writing a resume that won’t end up in the trash can! Here are some great tips presented in an infographic.

How to Write a High School Resume

May 27, 2015

When you’re trying to get into a good college, it’s almost like trying to get a good job – either way you need to sell.

One-Size-Doesn’t-Fit-All When it Comes to Resumes

May 7, 2015

Resumes no longer come in a one-size-fits-all format. To be more specific, you have to know who you want to impress with yours and if.