Posts Tagged “Drake & Company”

Happy Anniversary to Drake!

Leanne Starr photograph On January 19, 1978, Leanne Starr sat down on the floor of her office with a legal pad, the phone book and phone. She immediately started to make calls to secure her first job order at Drake & Company and within the first week she had a handful of job orders to fill. What began ...

Coaches vs. Cancer: Suits and Sneakers Corporate Challenge

Drake employees wear sneakers to work One of the causes near and dear to our hearts at Drake & Company is Coaches vs. Cancer, which helps to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. This program is a nationwide initiative that teams up the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches to raise funds for cancer research. The ...

Questions With Kelly

Kelly Starr-King Drake & Company CEO Kelly Starr-King recently answered questions about a common misconception and what sets Drake & Company apart from other staffing agencies in Madison, Wisconsin area....

March Madness: What College Basketball Can Teach You About the Job Hunt

Basketballs Similar to our obsession with the Olympics (which we wrote about a few weeks ago on the Drake blog), Americans seem to love the March Madness of college basketball. A recent survey estimates that over 176 million Americans tune in for the flurry of games each year, and of those, 50 million participate in March Madness pools, either within offices or as part of friendly bets with friends....

Less Cake for Drake: Our Get Fit Challenge Begins!

At Drake & Company, we’re always working hard to find the right fit for both job applicants and companies in the Madison area—and this hard work often has us sitting at our desks for most of the day. Our sedentary office life leads to a fair amount of lunches at our desks, and although we try our hardest...

Short and Sweet Advice from Drake’s Resume Pro

If you Google the words “resume advice” or “resume help”, you’ll find there’s no shortage of advice on every possible nuance of resume format. However, what if you have questions related to what’s in your resume as opposed to what kind of format to use or how many pages it should be? Or, maybe you’re trying to make a career change and wondering how to best craft your resume....

The Never-Ending Winter: How Weather Affects Your Job Search

If the television series Game of Thrones was set in the Midwest, its tagline wouldn’t be “Winter is Coming”, but “Winter is Staying.” Here in Madison, we’ve had an unprecedented number of Winter Storm Warnings and Wind Chill Advisories, and we’re honestly wondering if all of our children will have to stay in school through the end of June just to make up all of the snow and extreme cold days they’ve had....