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3 Unexpected Ways Job Boards Can Help You in Your Hunt

3 Unexpected Ways Online Job Boards Can Help You in Your Hunt

Don’t be fooled by how easy it is to apply for jobs online. According to a USNews article, only 15% of jobs are filled through job boards.  As I have discussed in other posts, you are one of hundreds of applicants hitting the “APPLY NOW” button on any given application. That may seem like a …

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How to Beat the ATS Part 4-Human Connection

How to Beat Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS): Part 4 — Wrapping it up

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. …

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How to Beat the ATS Part 1-5 Formatting Tips

How to Beat Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS): Part 1 — Formatting

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 …

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