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The outlook is bright for the job market in 2021. But job searching will look different than it ever has before. Whether you’re a new graduate, career shifter, or ladder climber, read on to get the inside scoop on what the 2021 job market has in store.
No one enjoys letting employees go. But with the job market upheaval of 2020 and beyond, workforce reductions and organizational restructuring are here to stay. Introducing RedRocketResume’s Job Outplacement Services. Boutique-caliber job placement services to protect your company’s reputation and your bottom line.
Leveraging LinkedIn as a professional development and job search tool doesn’t have to be complicated. Check out this interview with my top tips on optimizing your LinkedIn presence for a successful job search.
At RedRocketResume we focus on resumes and LinkedIn profiles to help you land a job. But what about making a strong impression once you arrive at your new job? Learn the Top 3 tips for building a foundation of success.
LinkedIn’s new #opentowork feature is intended to support users in active job search mode. Here’s how to adapt the feature to your job search and capitalize on this opportunity to reach out to your network for job search support.
Top 5 reasons working with a resume writer may be the best career move you can make.
Not long ago, LinkedIn was a fun-but-optional networking tool. Today, LinkedIn is as crucial to your professional repertoire as a good pair of slacks. Whether you’re a social networking fiend or an inveterate techno-phobe, this is one bandwagon you’ve gotta hop on. Of...
With the economy and job market in flux, many professionals are looking to make a career transition. But how do you catch the attention of a hiring manager when your prior experience doesn’t exactly match your current job target? Angela from RedRocketResume walks you through 5 tips for prepping your resume to make a career switch.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected virtually every area of life—including the job market. Despite the current economic slowdown, experts from career coaches to recruiters to HR professionals agree: Now is NOT the time to abandon your job search. Angela from RedRocketResume shares expert tips on how to navigate a successful job search during coronavirus.
Springtime graduation season is approaching, and many forthcoming grads will be hitting the job market. Angela from RedRocketResume outlines how to structure a new-grad resume—and the transformations your resume should take as you transition from new grad to established professional.
RedRocketResume is pleased to partner with the career coaches at Job Seekers' Edge. Founding partners Kathryn and Mary have worked with professionals in virtually every industry to help them land better-fit jobs. They bring a compassionate, common-sense approach...
We have a running joke in my family about phone calls with my father-in-law. He’s an action-oriented engineer who has little tolerance for pointless small talk. So when you call, you better be ready to get to the point. The conversation might start pleasantly enough:...
Job references are one of those mysterious elements of a job search that happen behind the HR curtain. Do they really contact my references? What do they ask? This month, I talked with HR professionals and career coaches to learn more about how references are handled...
LinkedIn has become an essential component of a well-managed career portfolio. A strong LinkedIn profile can do a lot for your professional brand: ⇨ Communicate your professional brand to prospective employers, who will definitely check you out on LinkedIn as part of...
Your next job search will include phone or webcam interviews. But don’t let worries about managing video conference software add to your nerves over navigating an interview. Angela from RedRocketResume shares the top dos and don’ts from an interview coach for phone/web interview etiquette.
Strong bullet points are the star of most any professional resume. Here’s a 1-2-3 formula to help you engineer powerful, accomplishments-driven bullet points for your resume.
Here’s powerful Q&A process from a women’s health and wellness coach that will help you overcome overwhelm, rebalance your priorities, and find more energy and vitality.
How long is 6 seconds? Let’s put it another way. The average GIF you find online is anywhere from 2 to 6 seconds long. So when a recruiter starts scanning your LinkedIn profile, you’ve got the timespan of a GIF or two to entice them. Here’s how to make every single millisecond count in your favor.
You submit a job application, your resume makes it past ATS, and it lands on the hiring manager’s desk.
Here are the 5 steps every recruiter uses to quickly evaluate if a resume should be advanced to the interview phase.
Our goal at RedRocketResume isn’t to deliver resumes that look good. Our goal is to create resumes that work. That means resumes that give hiring managers the information they need to identify you as the person best qualified to solve their problems and make their...
The fact is that we’re all viewing the world from within a bubble of perceptions and preferences. Find out how to better understand personality cues to improve your professional communication.