Jeanine Drahota

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Jeanine Drahota

About Jeanine Drahota

Jeanine Drahota is the founding Principal of Lost Dutchman Search. She has a degree from Iowa State University and previous business experience running the sales and operation of 210 state-owned liquor stores in the state of Iowa for nine years. She began her recruiting career in 1982 when she joined Management Recruiters at their Des Moines, Iowa location. She started an insurance desk and within four months became Manager. After that franchise was sold she moved to Arizona in 1985 and opened the doors to Lost Dutchman Search in Scottsdale. Wanting to be unique and stand out in the recruiting marketplace, the firm was named after the colorful legend of the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine, thought to be located in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona. Jeanine is a proud mother of two children, Jeff, a wildlife biologist living in Kearney, Nebraska and Tracy, living in Phoenix who holds a Doctorate in Psychology. Jeanine specializes nationally in the mining and placement of insurance accounting, tax and audit professionals. Jeanine Drahota, Principal, Lost Dutchman Search Phone: 480-563-7676 Fax: 480-563-0550 Email:

That Resume

By Jeanine Drahota

Before you ever have the opportunity to step inside the office of a prospective employer you will be scrutinized by your resume. You have one opportunity to explain your entire career in one to three pages and to grab a hiring manager’s attention. Make it good!

Your resume tells the story of your work […]

By |July 15th, 2015|For Job Seekers|0 Comments

Resignation Do’s and Don’ts

Exit with dignity.
Don’t offer your resignation when you are mad.
Don’t tell anyone else you are leaving before you tell the person to whom you report.
Don’t get emotional.
Explain that your departure is based on your personal needs.
If you’re asked for criticism, be honest, but there is a fine line between constructive criticism and brutal honesty. Stay […]

By |July 15th, 2015|For Job Seekers|0 Comments

Jumping Thru the Phone Interview Hoops (PDF)

By |July 14th, 2015|For Job Seekers|0 Comments

For Job Seekers: Interviewing 101

Do your homework:

1. Pull up the company website.

2. Look up the people you will be talking to on

3. Improve your appearance – get a haircut, manicure, etc.

4. Copy your resume on a high quality bond paper and place in a clean folder.

5. Read the job description or the recruiter’s job posting.

6. Research the […]

By |July 13th, 2015|For Job Seekers|0 Comments