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How to Tell When an Applicant Tracking System is Reading Your Resume

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The first step to beating the system is knowing when an ATS is reading your resume.

Here are 4 things that can help you spot an Applicant Tracking System…   

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The Social Media Job Search: How to Attract Recruiters and Find the Perfect Gig

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Are you using social media to attract recruiters and find the internship you really want? Or nail down that great full-time gig?

86% of workers who are still within their first decade of employment use or have used social media to seek out jobs…   

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How to Be Found When a Recruiter Does a LinkedIn Search

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LinkedIn is where serious professionals come together to accomplish all of these goals. And recruiters know it.

87% of recruiters use a LinkedIn search to vet and source job candidates…   

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In the Age of Applicant Tracking Systems: Resume Keywords Matter

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The downside of so many employers using applicant tracking systems?

Many great job candidates are rejected sight unseen because they didn’t include strategic resume keywords…   

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As Technology Changes: Is a Traditional Cover Letter Still Necessary?

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Job seekers hate writing them and hiring managers get bored reading them, so why is a traditional cover letter still necessary? Many wishful thinkers have emphatically declared cover letters dead in recent years.

But the fact remains: cover letters still stand between you and many available jobs…   

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Facebook Jobs: Is This New Feature Really Worth Your Time?

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Early this year, Facebook quietly rolled out a new jobs section to help connect its 1.9 billion users with the 70 million businesses that are on the platform.

But is this new feature really worth your time?   

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