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 […]
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.
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