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Meet our new writer

RedRocketResume is thrilled to introduce LYNNE, our newest writer! Lynne brings over 10 years of top-of-the-line resume writing experience, plus a sincere commitment to serving each and every client. I am VERY picky about hiring new writers. I insist on certifications, years of experience, and deep knowledge of the resume writing process. But just as important, I hire only writers who understand that personal connection is a crucial element of successful resume writing. Lynne stands out for...

The Inside Scoop on LinkedIn Recruiter

I told you last time about how LinkedIn‘s search tools for recruiters are making LinkedIn an essential part of a successful job search. Here’s a new article from Wired shedding a little light on “LinkedIn Recruiter.” That’s the specialized, paid search portal that’s like a “two-way mirror where companies and recruiters can see all of your profile information, without you knowing they’re checking you out.” LinkedIn is investing heavily in LinkedIn...

Let It Shine!: Thoughts on An Open Cover Letter

I recently happened upon Brianne Garcia’s blog and her fascinating description of her recent job search. After Brianne’s startup failed, she posted this open cover letter telling ” awesome person at the awesome company reading this right now” why she was “READY TO RUMBLE WHEN YOU ARE.” Brianne’s cover letter breaks Rule Number 1 for both resumes and cover letters, namely, prove it. Her letter asserts that she is a people person, a hustler, a...

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