Posts filed under: How 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • Rake - 6 Steps to Reaching Your Career Goals This Year
The beginning of the year is an exciting time. It’s an opportunity to reflect on the previous year (the good, the bad and what we learned), plus a chance to set personal and professional goals for the future. The process...
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  • Rake - The most effective way to organize your job search in 2017
With the new year approaching, many people will resolve to find a great new job and tackle their search with enthusiasm. One of the most important things job seekers can do in order to increase productivity is to become more...
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  • Rake Blog - Think You're Under-qualified for a Job You Want? Try This.
Have you ever seen a mid-level or even entry-level job listings looking for applicants with 5+ years of experience in a given field and a second or third degree, and not to mention 15 other miscellaneous requirements that may or...
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In today’s employment landscape, it’s far from uncommon to know or be someone who has been laid off or let go. Whether leaving a job was a voluntary choice or not, there are always reasons. What’s interesting to consider however,...
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It’s happened to all of us: you’re just nearing the end of that job application when you’re asked for links to your social media accounts. While most employers don’t require that you share, chances are that if your accounts exists,...
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