A Look Into Our Hiring Process
We're thrilled about your interest in Rocket Companies®. Here’s an overview of our hiring process, as well as some tips and frequently asked questions to support you throughout your application journey.
Step 1: Complete Your Application
In this phase you will prepare your resume and apply to the open job(s) of your choice. While you wait to hear back, take some time to learn about Rocket Companies® !
Prepare your resume and apply. We’ll send you an update on your hiring progress after you submit your application. Doing research on the company gives you a competitive edge when interviewing.
Here are some quick tips:
Research Tip #1
Explore company's website! This is your best resource for information on the company, including history, philosophies and culture!
Download our Research Tips PDF to learn more!
Research Tip #2
Reviews. Check out online reviews and testimonials on company culture and benefits from a personal lens.
Learn more about the awards we've won.
Research Tip #3
Check out the competition.
Compare where the company is by industry standards to get an accurate view on the business operation.
Step 2. Connect With A Recruiter
If you're a potential match, a recruiter will contact you for an introductory phone call. If the position requires an assessment, now is the time to complete it. Plus: Create a personal elevator pitch. Here are our tips:
Pitch Tip #1: Grab Attention
Open with something captivating and exciting.
Download our Elevator Pitch PDF to learn more!
Pitch Tip #2: Share Expertise
Mention examples that highlight your professional experience. Don't be afraid to brag.
Pitch Tip #3: Continue The Conversation
Remember a good elevator pitch is an invitation to a conversation, so the more questions asked is a good thing!
Step 3. Rock Your Interview
When you move forward in the recruiting process, you will interview with team leaders. Other team members may be included so you can get a chance to meet your peers. This is where we get to know one another!
Interview Tip #1: Find A Quiet Space
If your interview is virtual, choose a location where there's minimal noise to maximize your focus.
Download our Phone Interview Tips PDF to learn more!
Interview Tip #2: Take Notes
Write down your recruiter's name and other key information to stay organized.
Interview Tip #3: Be Prepared With Questions
We recommend coming prepared with three to five questions for us!
Step 4: Decision
After we debrief following your interview, a decision will be made. If you're selected, an offer is extended through phone and email.
It's always a good idea to ask for next steps! If you have any questions along the way, reach out to your recruiter.
Your First Day At Rocket
Next, we embark on the path of success at Rocket!
Your orientation varies according to your role and will be outlined by your recruiter prior to your start date.
Most new hires attend a three-day orientation. This detailed and thorough experience will introduce you to our culture and provide foundational tools to set you on the path to a successful career at Rocket Companies.
Before your start date, you’ll receive all the equipment to perform your job and a New Hire Guidebook with step-by-step instructions on how to set up your technology. We will check in with you frequently leading up to your first day to make sure everything is going smoothly.
Frequently Asked Questions
Number of steps and interviews may vary by role. Once you have submitted your application, your next step is almost always a phone interview with one of our amazing recruiters. After your phone interview, you could receive an invitation to interview with a leader. These interviews can be either in-person or virtual.
Email is the other best way to reach your recruiter. Don’t be afraid to message your recruiter if you have something urgent to discuss!
Our recruiters advise candidates to only apply for one to two positions that are the strongest match. Once you speak directly with a recruiter, they will be able to get a clearer picture of where you will match best, or they may know of another position that they feel you would be a better match for!
Hybrid positions vary by business area, but our hybrid model allows you to work both in the office and at home during the work week. Our team will give you the tools and resources you need to perform your core job responsibilities from home and in office.
Yes! If you’re eligible for relocation, we want to make the process easy for you and your family. Our expert Relocation Specialists will guide and support you throughout your moving experience. Benefits include house hunting, packing and moving services, temporary housing, storage, PTO for your move and more.
Yes, we do for specific positions, however we have a few requirements. You must have 2 years remaining on your H1-B or have attained your I-140. In addition, your degree must be aligned with the position you are applying for.