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  • saving time during a job search
We don’t think we have to explain why time is of the essence during a job search. Chances are, if you’re in the midst of a job search, it feels like crunch time; whether you are unemployed or simply anxious...
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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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  • 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....
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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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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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