About a year ago, I started to look for new higher paying job opportunities. I began the process of researching the best companies to work for in my area with the best benefits and compensation package. Then I hit the job searching platforms and began to apply to the positions I was qualified for. After […]
Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)
Meshing with the company culture is key There are an infinite number of reasons why networking will get you hired faster than an online application. One of the best aspects of networking is that you can learn a lot about the company culture before you even apply. Whether you are buying him or her lunch,
The dreaded Applicant Tracking System is a formidable job hunting opponent, but there are things you can do to improve your odds of success. Part 1 of this series included formatting tips to ensure your resume is processed correctly. Part 2 was centered around keyword best practices to increase your chances of making the shortlist.
Get creative with your resume In Part 2 of our series on beating the ATS, we talked a lot about keywords. Today we’re going to talk about a bold strategy rooted in keywords. I got this tip from a recruiter, after asking for her best piece of advice for getting to the top of the list. So what
In our last post, we covered some tips and tricks for how to format your resume for Applicant Tracking Systems, aka the “resume robots.” Today we’re going to focus on content, specifically keywords. When writing your resume, think of it as a website. How are you going to get the number one spot on a
As I mentioned in last week’s post, Applicant Tracking Systems are many job hunters’ worst nightmare. The “resume black hole” can be a total mystery, leading to lots of frustration and discouragement when trying to land a job. Today I’ll walk you through one of the easiest and most important factors when dealing with online