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Top 3 Interview Tips from Career Transition Strategists

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 to...

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What You Need to Know about Submitting Job References

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...

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How to Ace a Phone or Web Interview

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.

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Striving for the Job You Want (and Deserve!)

RedRocketResume’s very own Abigail Marshall, a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) and Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), shares how Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs can help answer critical questions about your career priorities. In 1943, psychologist Abraham...

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5 Steps to a World-Class Resume in 2019

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...

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How to Build a Federal Resume

There are about 3 million jobs within the federal government, from entry-level to advanced, in all functional areas. These jobs offer generous benefits, solid pay, and job security. Unfortunately, applying for a federal job is a...

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4 Steps to Make Your LinkedIn Summary Stand Out

The Summary section of your LinkedIn profile is highly keyword-optimized, which means it’s super influential in getting your profile in front of recruiters or other folks searching for people like you. And because it sits at the top of your profile page, it occupies...

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The Easy Way to Take a Great LinkedIn Profile Pic

It’s a basic minimum requirement for most any professional to have a LinkedIn profile with a decent profile picture. LinkedIn research estimates that simply adding a picture makes your profile 14 times more likely to be viewed. Of course, allowing viewers to attach a...

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Insider Tips from the Job Yenta

One of the most maddening parts of career development and job search is the disconnect between the hiring side and the job seeker side. We send out resumes and hear crickets. We’re passed over for great-fit positions with no explanation why. We hear stories of...

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