applicant tracking system

26 01, 2021

Applicant Tracking Systems: All You Need to Know

2021-01-26T08:35:28-05:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

To be successful in landing interviews, job seekers need to know and understand applicant tracking systems and what they do. A large majority of companies, both big and small, utilize applicant tracking systems to filter resume submissions before an actual person reviews them. This can in turn affect a job seeker’s chance at even receiving a call or landing an interview. However, resumes can be tweaked to improve their chances of making it through an Applicant Tracking System. Keep reading to find out how to beat an ATS! […]

28 03, 2018

How to Make Your Resume Computer Friendly

2018-03-28T12:20:38-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Working in recruiting, we see hundreds of resumes every week. It can be hard to keep up with all of them, so we utilize an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). This machine pulls all of the relevant pieces off of a resume, and processes the data. Instead of having to read the whole resume, it’s conveniently placed into a database. The way your resume is formatted greatly impacts how well the information is processed. Taking certain steps to format your resume will make it significantly more ‘friendly’ to these programs. Since most large companies are using the systems to help them [...]

13 11, 2017

What Is An Applicant Tracking System? (And How It Affects Your Resume)

2017-11-13T11:44:08-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Have you ever been discussing your job search and heard the term ‘applicant tracking system’ or ‘ATS’ thrown around? Applicant tracking systems are relatively new to the job market, and many candidates still aren’t familiar with what they actually are. While the purpose seems to be fairly straightforward from the name, a typical applicant tracking system does more than just track applicants. We’ll explain what an ATS is, why a hiring manager would use one, and what that means to you. […]

8 05, 2017

The Mystery of Resume Page Length

2017-05-08T10:13:05-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

For many years job seekers new and old have asked themselves the same question, “How long should my resume be?”. The answer seems to constantly change and shift, and there are multiple factors at play. Thankfully there aren’t as many rules as there used to be, but there are still a few things to take into account. We’ll break down what you need to know about resume length below. […]

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