Posts filed under: How To

  • salary negotiation tips
During a job search, especially while unemployed, it can be easy to feel as if the only thing that matters is landing a position at a great company. And while a job offer is technically the ultimate goal of a...
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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