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Rachel Pelta

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Rachel Pelta is the Head Writer at Forage. She was a Content Specialist at FlexJobs, writing articles for job seekers and employers who wanted to learn more about the world of flexible and remote work.

Before changing careers, Rachel worked in social services, helping ex-offenders find jobs. She conducted outreach to employers, taught clients how to search for jobs, and assisted with resume writing. As a supervisor she led a team of 15 direct reports, hired new staff, and collaborated with internal and external stakeholders. 

Her work has been featured in Fast Company, HR News, The Ladders, MSN, and Money Talks News.

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Your job can have a major impact on your life. While salary is important, don't forget about things like learning new skills, career growth, and having enough time outside of work to do the things that matter to you.

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Guide to Working at Apple

Apples are a delicious and versatile fruit, but when you think of “apple” as it relates to careers, you’re probably thinking of the tech behemoth. Though Apple (the company) has had its ups and downs over the year, it’s currently a dominant force when it comes to tech hardware. For some, working at Apple is …

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What Is Machine Learning?

When you log into your streaming service, have you ever wondered how the service seems to know exactly what you want to watch? Or, conversely, why it suggests shows and movies you wouldn’t have picked on your own? It’s all thanks to machine learning. Machine learning is training computer models to predict outcomes. This happens …

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Top 15 Informational Interview Questions to Ask (and Why)

Informational interviews put you in the driver’s seat. They are phenomenal opportunities to find out more about a job, career path, industry, or company you’re interested in. But any interview is often only as good as the questions the interviewer asks. And in the informational interview, that’s you! When creating your list of informational interview …

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What Is a Growth Mindset?

When you think of intelligence, do you think of it as a fixed trait — that the intellect someone is born with is all the intellect they’ll ever have? Or do you think of intelligence as something you can grow and develop if you’re willing to learn? While there may not be a definitive scientific answer …

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Guide to Working at Adobe

When you think of Adobe, you may think of .pdfs or of Photoshop. And while it’s true these are some of the main products, Adobe is so much more as a company. Adobe got its start working with digital fonts and has grown into a worldwide company that provides creative software used nearly everywhere. If …

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