If you stop to think about it, the hiring process is a lot like dating. At a job interview everyone dresses to impress the other person. The initial greeting is met with nerves and uncertainty before you both sit down together. You each take turns asking the other thoughtful questions about themselves while hoping the […]
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 […]
By Stephanie Beirne Leuer, Marketing Coordinator, Drake & Company Staffing Specialists Life sometimes alters the best laid career plans no matter how carefully planned out. Taking time away from a career to do things such as raise a child or care for another family member may impact a future job search. Sometimes the transition back […]
On paper Joy is the perfect candidate. She has all of the credentials the company looks for in a candidate. She has aced her phone interview with her pleasant personality and thoughtful answers. As she walks into her first face-to-face interview with the company, her flip flops smack across the tile floor while she adjusts the strap on her loose fitted tank top.
Drake & Company’s Office Coordinator and Resume Specialist Peter Jenkins answers some questions about what employers look for in a job seeker’s resume. In this video he addresses common resume mistakes, what job seekers can do to stand out and how applicants benefit from the use of a resume service.