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  • temp job ideas to make extra money
Job searching is hard, especially when you combine the stress of finding a job with financial strain. It can seem impossible to get through a job search without finding an additional source of income, and sometimes that’s the reality. Although...
  • Rake - job search during summer
Summer is in full swing – but what does that mean for your job search? While we’ve mentioned before that a job search is a lot like a full time job, the two aren’t exactly the same. Basically, a job...
  • Rake - how to handle failure
Think of it statistically: the more you try, the more often you will succeed, but also the more often you will fail. And while that may seem like a negative statement to some, it’s important to focus on the positive...
  • Rake - job search tips for college grads
This post originally appeared on Career Enlightenment. Summer is upon us, which isn’t just good news when it comes to the weather. Over the next few months, newly minted college graduates begin a new journey: life in the working world....
  • rake resume tips
Contrary to what you might think, summer is not a great time to slow down your job search. In fact, now’s a great time to really pick things up! While people take vacations and summer Fridays have people heading out...
  • Rake - skill hiring managers are looking for
When you think of creativity, what comes to mind? For most people, their immediate inclination is to associate creativity with the arts. Writing, painting, and playing musical instruments are most definitely skills that require creativity. But did you know that...
  • Rake - how to get noticed in a crowded industry
When we consider the plethora of reasons an individual may have for leaving his or her place of work, one of the most common is that the employee feels unnoticed. This can be a result of many different experiences, from...
  • Rake - The 5 Most Outrageous Job Interview Stories We’ve Ever Heard
Sometimes it’s important to take a break from being so hard on ourselves during a job search, and allow ourselves to laugh at our situation – whatever that may be. Another way to free ourselves from self-induced pressure is to...
  • Rake - Is a Remote Job Right for You? Here's How to Decide.
When most people think of going to work, they think of entering an office at 9 a.m. in business casual dress, clutching a coffee, ready to work until 5 p.m. However, this isn’t the case for everyone. When some people...
  • Rake - career advice from successful CEOs
Sometimes we can all use a little kick in the butt to get down to action – and that definitely isn’t limited to job searching. While it’s important to take all advice with a grain of salt, the advice of...