Posts filed under: Interviewing for a Job

Interviewing for a Job

Tips, strategies and tactics on how to ace an interview

  • 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 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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No matter where you are in your career, or what stage of the job search you’ve reached, true confidence is your belief in your ability to succeed. Whether your intention is to land a great new job or be promoted...
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There are a few habits we all know can send a potential candidate straight to the bottom of the barrel, such as typos on a resume, showing up late for an interview or avoiding eye contact. And then there are...
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You already know how important it is to prepare for a job interview. When the big day comes, you’ve probably done your research about the company, prepared the right questions and printed copies of your resume (you followed this checklist, after...
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The job search process is overwhelming: there are tons of things you need to keep track of, resumes to update and interviews to attend and follow up on. Not only is it draining, but you need to constantly put your...
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Looking for a new job can be overwhelming, with so many moving parts and mentally draining elements like writing great cover letters, interviewing, and following up. It’s tough to stay on track! But the truth is, if you’re serious about...
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You secured an interview for a role you’re interested in – congrats! That’s a huge step, since you’ll have the chance to share your thoughts on why you would be a good fit, and get a feel for the company....
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