Don Straits

Don Straits

Don Straits

Don Straits Don Straits, CEO and Dragon Slayer of Corporate Warriors, is recognized as a nationwide authority on contemporary job search strategies for senior-level executives. His organization provides world-class outplacement and individual job search marketing services. Corporate Warriors has earned industry acclaim for its high-impact multimedia resume portfolios. You are welcome to personally Contact Don, read his blog, and participate in his free career search webinars.

Articles by Don Straits

The Interview was Awesome. Now What?

Follow-up strategies to help tip the scale in your favor.

Accelerate Your Job Search in the Summer Slowdown

Summer is upon us!

How to Land a Green-Collar Job

Show what you know.

What Exactly Is a Green-Collar Job?

It’s a hot buzzword, but what’s a real "green-collar job”?

Pros and Cons of Joining a Startup

Should you consider taking a position at a startup company?

Give a Speech, Get a Job

How giving speeches can propel your job search.

Top 6 Job-Search Gaffes and Goofs

The hiring manager may not explicitly give you feedback telling you these factors are why you lost the job – but these pet peeves may be the factors that made the hiring managers look elsewhere.

Test Your Networking Skills

A quiz to test job seeker’s networking skills at professional functions and events.

How to Overcome Age-Based Excuses

Focus on the future — not the past — to overcome the age-based excuses mature job seekers often tell themselves.

Dealing with Job Loss

How to Deal with Your Job Loss Emotions Suffering the loss of a job can be an emotionally wrenching experience.

Are You Paid What You’re Worth?

6 steps to ask for a raise or negotiate a salary.

Where’s Your Executive Portfolio?

Ready examples of your work can help you close the deal.

Are There Skeletons in Your Closet?

Background checks explained.