Our Blog Posts

  • Rake - 10 reasons to consider working for a startup
It can feel good to tell your friends and family that you work at a well-known, widely successful corporate company. In certain industries, the company we work with says a lot about who we are and can sometimes determine how...
  • Rake - Twitter for job search
We all know to turn to LinkedIn or websites like Indeed and Monster when we’re searching for a job, but many of us tend to overlook some other useful platforms that can actually provide us with extremely useful information and...
  • Rake - how mindfulness can save your job search
When some people hear the word “mindfulness,” they imagine crystals and chakras that seem scary and hard to understand. But it doesn’t need to be overwhelming or something you put a ton of energy into. Even meditation in the simplest...
  • Rake - why emotional intelligence is important for job seekers
Emotional intelligence is a term coined in the 1990s by scientists that is used to describe the ability to understand one’s self and others in order to interact in a healthy and productive manner. There are five major skills common...
  • Rake - 4 Psychological Tricks To Know if You Want the Job
Think back to high school or college. Ever find yourself sitting in a psychology class wondering why you had to be there? Us, too. But it turns out that those required classes could actually have a huge impact on our...
  • Rake - Quick Guide for Sending Great Emails
We live in a society where communication is instant. Text-messages send in milliseconds and responses come just as quick. However, we must establish a distinction between friendly and professional communication, a distinction that is easy to blur. Whether you’re speaking...
  • Rake - 10 Signs You Should Consider Quitting Your Job
Stuck in a job you hate? We’ve all been there! And guess what? That’s okay. Considering and possibly quitting your job is always difficult, but it’s not the end of the world. In fact, leaving a bad situation can often...
  • Rake - Networking Tips for People who Hate Networking
Whether you’re a self-proclaimed introvert or simply shy, networking just might not be your thing. While it’s okay not to love every second of your job search or professional advancement, it is important to network, whether you like it or...
  • Rake - identifying and combating job search stress
It’s no secret that job searching is stressful. In fact, if someone were to complete a job search without experiencing any stress, we’d be totally shocked. It’s nearly impossible to be stress-free in any situation in which your future is...
  • Rake - are you taking the wrong job search advice
If you’ve recently shared that you were on the hunt for a new job, chances are you received some advice (welcome or otherwise). Sure, we recognize the benefits of taking advice from friends, family members, or even strangers, especially those...