Posts filed under: In-Transition

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Rake - how to handle failure
Think of it statistically: the more you try, the more often you will succeed, but also the more often you will fail. And while that may seem like a negative statement to some, it’s important to focus on the positive...
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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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