Posts filed under: Career Advice

  • job search thank you letter
We’ve all heard it over and over again since the day we were born: “Say thank you!” Since the days of hand writing thank you letters to anyone who attended your tenth birthday party, we’ve each grown accustomed to our...
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  • 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...
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  • 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,...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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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...
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  • 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...
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