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Rachel Pelta

Head Writer

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.

Favorite Career Advice

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.

Experience Highlights

  • 5+ years hiring and managerial experience
  • 7+ years direct experience helping job seekers find work

Latest Articles

Should I Move for a Job?

You got a job offer! Fantastic! But it’s in another town, and now you’re wondering, “Should I move for a job?” Well, the answer is … maybe. There’s a lot to think about when you might have to move for a job. From the weather to the price of eggs, knowing where you’re going is …

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Guide to Working at Pfizer

When you think of Pfizer, you probably think of one of a few blockbuster drugs the company has helped develop. And because pharmaceuticals is the company’s core focus, many people working at Pfizer are, of course, scientists. However, taking a drug from concept to reality requires support from all types of roles and teams. From …

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10 Product Manager Interview Questions With Expert Tips for Answering Them

Product managers are often called the CEO of the product. They handle the entire lifecycle of a product, from inception to retirement and everything in between — which requires the ability to innovate, improvise, and unite the team. Product management is an exciting career that keeps you on your toes, and the first step to …

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