Regret Not Doing Things You Love? Do These 3 Things Right Now

  Darius Harris MS, CPRW Owner Career SkyRocket LLC| Certified Professional Resume Writer| Career Coach Regret Not Doing Things You Love? Do These 3 Things Right Now Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share on Twitter When we were kids we did things that made us happy. We played outside for hours on end, explored [...]

By | January 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Finding the Perfect Job For You

Have you ever been in the midst of an active job search, but couldn’t find a good match for what you were looking for? Perhaps you’re seeking mid-level to executive positions, demanding a higher salary, or the market in your area seems to be dried up. Sometimes it can be as simple as you just [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 4 Traits of Successful People

I’m inspired by people who’ve accomplished great things. Abolitionists, inventors, civil rights leaders, and great sports stars are amongst my favorites. I often wonder what traits set them apart; what is the deciding factor that takes someone from good to great? I find myself watching shows like ‘A Football Life’, ‘Great Inventions’, and biographies of [...]

By | November 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Not So Glamorous Side of Entrepreneurship

As of May 2015, 15.5 million people in the U.S. were self-employed, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics—an increase of roughly 1 million since May 2014. That number is expected to keep growing at a steady rate. By 2020, a separate study estimates that more than 40% of the American workforce, or 60 million [...]

By | November 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pinpointing the Real Barriers To Employment

Clients come to me with real problems, and most of them stem from not being able to find a job. It breaks my heart to listen to their stories and often times not being able to secure employment causes stress in other areas of their lives. The reasons for unemployment varies depending on each individual [...]

By | November 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Approach to Resume Writing

Non-Traditional I take a very non-traditional approach to resume writing. I’ve moved away from some of the archaic practices that many other professionals are still utilizing. For example, the resumes I create speak in 1st person as opposed to 3rd. By writing in 1st person, this allows my clients to sound like an actual human, [...]

By | November 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Should You Do While Waiting For Your Career Breakthrough?

If you are anything like me, your career is a very important aspect of your life. I love seeing results, but I don’t always like the process of getting there. Like so many others, I want immediate results— unfortunately, things don’t usually work that way. You may be waiting for a promotion, the opportunity to [...]

By | November 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Signs You Are Not In the Right Career Field

I myself have had tons of jobs that I’ve hated. I always knew that cleaning hotel rooms and wearing a huge bounty hat while doing mall security just wasn’t for me. There are people all around the world that are not in the right field, but just in case you’re unsure whether or not you’re [...]

By | October 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Avoid These Causes of Long-term Unemployment

I always feel really bad when I meet a person who is dealing with long-term unemployment, especially when the person really wants to work and are trying their best to find meaningful employment. The good thing is that I am often able to help these people find employment, and there is no greater joy than [...]

By | September 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Working with A Professional Resume Writer Can Help You Understand Your Brand

Over the years I have had the privilege of helping many people create what I call an application package (Resume, Cover-Letter, and LinkedIn Profile). I didn’t realize it at first, but working with people in this endeavor really has a huge impact on people beginning to understand what it is that they  can bring to [...]

By | September 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments