How does RTT messaging work?

Employers use RTT messages to reach out to tradespeople whose profiles match jobs they're trying to fill. 

If an employer sends you a message, you’ll be notified in the following ways, based on how you’ve set up your communications preferences:

1. As a message in your RTT chat window


2. As an email

3. As a text message

Why can’t I message employers directly instead of waiting for them to message me?

Rock the Trades saves you valuable time on the job hunt. Instead of sending out resumes, cold-calling prospective employers, or cruising job boards, employers contact you directly when they have a position or project that matches your skillset and work preferences.

Can I talk to employers outside of RTT messages?

Of course.  Our goal is simply to connect employers with the right people. Once you’ve connected via Surehand, you’re free to communicate as you see fit.