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! […]

23 07, 2018

4 Reasons Why You Aren’t Hearing Back From Employers

2018-07-23T08:44:53-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Searching for a job can be a challenging process, especially when applying to dozens of companies and never hearing back. You’re taking tons of time to apply for these jobs, it’s frustrating to get silence in return! Why does this happen? Is it you, is it them, what could it be? Sometimes it is out of your control, but be sure you aren’t making these 4 mistakes in your job application below! […]

9 07, 2018

Adding Soft Skills to Your Resume

2018-07-09T08:12:37-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Though negotiable, soft skills are actually an important element to a resume. Conveying your soft skills can be done in a multitude of different ways. Most candidates put them in a special section and list them out. While others list them within their job experience duties. Now what way is best and what skills should you be highlighting? We’re here to tell you! […]

2 08, 2017

3 Easy Ways to Optimize Your Resume for Submission

2017-08-02T10:39:08-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s very important for a resume to be visually pleasing, and read well. Another factor that many candidates don’t take into account however is if the resume is optimized for submission. It’s important to remember that your resume is a file that will be one among many once you send it in. With that in mind, there are few things you can do to make yours stand out, and perform well with applicant tracking systems. We’ll be discussing three easy ways to optimize your resume below. […]

27 06, 2016

Cover Letters, Worth the Type?

2016-06-27T15:21:32-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

When looking for jobs, many postings have an optional cover letter submission. Job seekers generally find many jobs they’d like to apply to. As an applicant, writing out a cover letter and a resume that is tailored to each job can be cumbersome. This begs the question, are cover letters really worth the time? In short, yes. If you’d like the long version, read on! […]

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