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How to Triple Your Chances of Getting the Job Interview

Get the Job Interview

Tell us if this sounds familiar… You’ve found the perfect job, you’ve spent days injecting your resume with high-impact action verbs and evidence-backed accomplishments, and you’re confident about your chances. Ready to put your best foot forward, you loop back to the job posting in search of the recruiter’s email address, only to find a blue “apply now” button in its place. You take the bait—you’ve come this far, after all—and realize you’ve run full speed into job hunter purgatory: the applicant tracking system. This is actually a pretty common scenario: For most of us, the applicant tracking system doesn’t cross   

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Get the Job Interview: 6 Tips for Your 6 Seconds

Your Resume Has 6 Seconds

Yes, recruiters spend an average of six seconds initially reviewing a resume. In the same time it takes you to watch a Vine, a recruiter decides whether you will move forward in the hiring process. Six seconds can change your life. This article shows you six ways to make sure your resume makes the best use of every second… and you get the interview. Be a Really Good Fit for the Job Obvious advice, but this truth is ignored by way too many job seekers. If you’re not qualified for the job… you will not be successful in the traditional application   

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