What Not To Say To A Recruiter

  • January 18, 2016
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Job recruiters are an excellent resource for job seekers. They are trained to access applicants’ skill sets and personalities based on the interview process. This allows them to match the right person with the right job. In order to get the most out if your experience with a recruiter avoid these “what not to say” ...

9 Reasons Why Your Resume Is Being Ignored

  • January 7, 2016
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Let’s face it, writing a resume is one of the most important parts of finding a job because it tells your potential employer whether or not to consider you for the position. Often times however, people’s resumes get ignored for something that could have been easily fixed. So, why not put your best foot forward ...

How to Win a Skype Interview

  • December 3, 2015
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  As technology changes so does the process of interviewing for jobs. It is now commonplace to hold interviews via live communication technology such as Skype. Just like there are proper techniques and etiquette for in person interviews, there are also expectations for video interviews. Don’t worry, Drake & Company has you covered! Eye Contact ...

First Impression Tips For Job Seekers

  • November 6, 2015
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A man wear a suit and tie “First impressions are make or break,” said speaker Susan Young at a recent seminar on first impressions. The event, held at DreamBank in Madison on the Capitol Square, focused on how to make the best first impression in any situation. A few of her key points easily translate into tips for job seekers who want ...

Love Your Job? Time To Update Your Resume

  • September 16, 2015
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A resume for a job opening So, you just received a promotion and a raise at work. Congratulations to you! You love your job, and you are quite sure that you will be staying with your current employer for a long time. Do you know what you should do now? You should go home and update your resume right away. Most ...

Six Steps To Success At A Job Fair

  • August 28, 2015
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People in business uits stand at a job fair To some job seekers, attending a job fair for the first time can be an intimidating experience. A job fair is filled with potential employers who are on the look out for just the right candidate to fit with an organization. Job seekers who want to stand out need to be polished and prepared if ...

What Does Your Celebrity Resume Look Like?

  • August 25, 2015
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Mannequins stand in a window wearing sunglasses Recently, I changed my profile picture on Facebook to that of a celebrity that bears a small resemblance to me. The photo received a surprising amount of positive comments from family and friends who assumed I put in some extra effort with a new outfit and lipstick before posing for the picture. Throughout the day, ...

Tips For Job Seekers: What To Bring To An Interview

  • August 11, 2015
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A video shows what job seekers should bring to an interview So you scored a big interview. Congratulations! As you prepare for the interview it is important to keep in mind what documents to bring to a meeting with a potential employer. In this episode of Tips For Job Seekers we take a quick look at what to prepare and take with to a job interview. The ...

Social Media Blunders From Job Seekers

  • August 11, 2015
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A man sits bent over looking at his laptop We have all witnessed forehead-slapping moments on social media. You know the kind, like when a friend from college posts an inappropriate picture from a party or your cousin’s misuse of grammar is so shocking that it would horrify any English teacher. While these moments may seem harmless in the moment, these posts can harm ...

Tips For Job Seekers: How To Find Us

  • August 4, 2015
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Drake & Company office building with sign that says find us here. “Help! I can’t find your office!” is a common exclamation we hear from job seekers on their way to an interview at Drake & Company. The last thing an applicant wants to do is be late for a job interview, but sometimes office buildings that contain more than one business can be confusing or difficult ...