Our Blog Posts

  • Informational Interview tips
We’re sure you’ve heard it before: the importance of the informational interview. However, just as many people shy away from networking, so do they from the ever-dreaded informational interview. And it’s understandable! Asking someone to donate their precious time to...
  • How to Continue Learning Throughout Your Career
Whether you’ve recently graduated from college or you’ve been out of school for many years, you’re probably a bit (or very!) grateful to have ended the part of your life spent in classrooms, writing essays, etc. However, it’s important to...
  • top productivity tips
Job searching is hard, but it can be even harder when productivity is a problem. And let’s be honest, it’s a problem for most of us. Staying focused can feel impossible at times, especially if you’re job searching at home,...
  • Questions to Ask Before You Accept a Job Offer
Here at Rake, we know a job offer is a wonderful thing, but we also recognize that it should always be thoroughly considered. While it may be tempting to call all of your friends and family as soon as your...
  • looking for a job while employed
You’ve heard that job searching is like a full time job, which most definitely isn’t a lie. Job searchers are encouraged to spend as much time as possible during their day finding a new gig, but how are you supposed...
  • working with job recruiters
Ah, recruiters. You know, the people who help decide your fate during your job search? While recruiters are sometimes depicted as evil or money-hungry in the job-search world, they really just get a bad rep. In reality, recruiters have the...
  • The Best and Worst Words to Use in Your Resume
Most people know that their resume is scanned for less than ten seconds before a decision is made concerning their candidacy. However, many job-searchers often lack knowledge about how to make those six seconds count! Believe it or not, your...
  • saving time during a job search
We don’t think we have to explain why time is of the essence during a job search. Chances are, if you’re in the midst of a job search, it feels like crunch time; whether you are unemployed or simply anxious...
  • best ways to answer common interview questions
You’ve heard all those interview horror stories about crazy and a-bit-too-personal questions, but sometimes the trickiest interview questions can actually be the most common ones! Speaking about yourself can be nerve-wracking, especially when you’re afraid of coming across as a...
  • company perks and benefits
If you’re in the middle of a job search, chances are you’ve been giving some thought to the company perks and benefits that come along with each oopening you’ve seen. While we’re sure you’re familiar with some of the more...