Posts filed under: In-Transition

  • Rake - Networking Tips for People who Hate Networking
Whether you’re a self-proclaimed introvert or simply shy, networking just might not be your thing. While it’s okay not to love every second of your job search or professional advancement, it is important to network, whether you like it or...
Continue Reading →
  • Rake - identifying and combating job search stress
It’s no secret that job searching is stressful. In fact, if someone were to complete a job search without experiencing any stress, we’d be totally shocked. It’s nearly impossible to be stress-free in any situation in which your future is...
Continue Reading →
  • Rake - are you taking the wrong job search advice
If you’ve recently shared that you were on the hunt for a new job, chances are you received some advice (welcome or otherwise). Sure, we recognize the benefits of taking advice from friends, family members, or even strangers, especially those...
Continue Reading →
  • 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...
Continue Reading →
  • Rake - 17 Inspirational Quotes to Kick Off Your Job Search
So you’ve decided on your new year’s resolution: to dedicate more time to your job search. Or maybe it’s something along the lines of, find a job you’ll really love. Whatever it is, it’s not always easy to find motivation...
Continue Reading →
  • 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...
Continue Reading →
  • 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...
Continue Reading →
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,...
Continue Reading →
If you’re searching for a new job this holiday season, you’ve probably been told something along the lines of “Don’t even bother” or “It’s a waste” at least a couple times. However, is there any truth behind the claims that...
Continue Reading →
Whether you’ve recently been promoted, or are looking for a new job in a management position, you’ll likely need a few pointers on being a first-time leader. Regardless of how much you’ve educated yourself, there will be inevitable challenges. From...
Continue Reading →