How Do I Get 500 Connections on LinkedIn? (5 Steps & Scripts)

Get 500 connections on LinkedIn _ Darcy Eikenberg

“How do I get 500 connections on LinkedIn?,” she sighed. “And does LinkedIn really matter anyway?” Let’s cut to the chase, last question first. Yes, if you’re a professional working today, you’re just being lazy if you’re not on LinkedIn. It matters. Sorry to be so blunt, but dancing around it doesn’t help. And even […]Read the full post >>

The Fastest Way to Debrief After a Crisis: A Leader’s Guide

Fastest way to debrief after a crisis Red Cape Revolution

If you’re a business leader, at some point, you’ll go through a crisis. Maybe it’ll be huge, like a storm that impacts your entire community . . . or a virus that attacks the entire world. Or, in simpler times, it might be is that the crisis at hand is just a project that’s gone […]Read the full post >>

From Furloughed to Fantastic: A Job Seeker’s Case Study (Video Interview)

Furloughed to Fantastic Job Seeker Case Study with Coach Darcy Red Cape Revolution

Been furloughed from your job? Well, that stinks. I’m sorry you’ve had to go through that experience. Being furloughed is extra difficult, because unlike a clear layoff or dismissal, a furlough implies that your company will want you back when they can afford to have you. And while it’s a great feeling to know you’re […]Read the full post >>

Why The Red Cape for Red Cape Careers?

why the red cape | Red Cape Revolution

“Why the red cape?” asked a friend who’d just found our free Red Cape Career daily audio series online. If you’ve been wondering the same question, here’s our story. Remember when you were a kid, and you grabbed a towel or a sheet and flung it around your shoulders? You felt confident. Courageous, even. And […]Read the full post >>

Help! I Feel Hidden Working Remotely! [4 Unique Ways to Be Seen]

I feel hidden working remotely-ways to be seen Red Cape Revolution

If you’re working remotely, you probably share my reader Angela’s concern: “Hey Darcy–I need your help. At the start of the pandemic, my job (and a kazillion others, I know) moved from being based in the HQ to being remote. I actually love it and want to keep working this way–it’s better for my family […]Read the full post >>

Job Searching? How to Use LinkedIn to Connect at Your Target Company [STEP-BY-STEP VIDEO]

Job Searching-Use LinkedIn to Connect at Your Target Company

If you’re job searching, LinkedIn can’t be ignored. Or even if you just want to ramp up your networking in the new world of work, it’s time to dive deeper into how LinkedIn can help you. When combined with the human-focused, real-world networking tools we share here (more of those below), LinkedIn is the engine […]Read the full post >>

How to Tell Your Story at Work [VIDEO & ACTION SHEET]

How to Tell Your Story at Work with Coach Darcy Red Cape Revolution-1

Do you struggle with how to tell your story at work? When you try, does it seem like either folks don’t get it—or don’t see why it’s important? You’re not alone. Learning how to tell your story at work is a skill most of us were never taught. But in a competitive job market, it’s […]Read the full post >>

Creating Introvert-Friendly Workplaces with Jennifer Kahnweiler [VIDEO INTERVIEW]

Introvert-Friendly Workplaces with Coach Darcy and Jennifer Kahnweiler | Red Cape Revolution

Is your workplace introvert-friendly? Whether you work remotely or go to a physical office each day, our work environment makes a difference to not only our productivity, but our emotional and physical health, too. If you’re an introvert, you’ll appreciate the strategies we discuss here that support you. Or, if you’re an extrovert, our conversation […]Read the full post >>

Laid Off, Furloughed, Or Just Seeking Change? Don’t Fall into These Job Search Traps

Dont fall into these job search traps Red Cape Revolution

I’m writing this in early summer 2020, when the US employment rate has climbed from a tiny 3.5% in February to almost 15% now. #thanksnothankscovid On top of that, workplace watchers like me notice that even more people are going uncounted, including those who’ve been furloughed or whose hours (or pay) have been reduced. So, […]Read the full post >>