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  • 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...
  • rake - job search tips
Although we don’t always like to admit it, every single thing that we do affects our productivity in some way. Even when we don’t notice we’re doing things, like nurturing a negative mindset, they can still hinder our abilities to...
  • Rake - LinkedIn Tips
In today’s world, the way you’re portrayed on LinkedIn may be just as or even more important than any resume or cover letter you submit. That means it’s critical to utilize your LinkedIn profile to its greatest potential. However, it...
  • Rake - job search books
As we get older, we seem to have less and less time to curl up with a good book and get some reading in. And sometimes, it just doesn’t seem as important as the thousands of other things we have...
  • Rake - Job Search Mistakes
When we’re in the middle of a job search, we tend to pay meticulous attention to all of our decisions and actions. Should we email or call the hiring manager? How long do we wait to send a thank you...
  • rake - how to save money during a job search
Job searching can be an extremely stressful time, especially when you’re financially strained. Living without a paycheck can be difficult, even if your significant other has a steady income. Add a family or a mortgage into the picture and it...