early all large organizations – and many mid-sized companies – rely on an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to automatically screen thousands of candidates at the click of a button!
After all, with so many applications coming in per position, there’s no way larger employers can sift through such large quantities of resumes without an automated system.
Of course, these systems aren’t 100 percent perfect. Your well-suited resume may never be seen by the recruiter if the formatting doesn’t match exactly what is expected… as dictated by the human setting up the ATS…
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Job seekers, get the most out your job search by determining which job search strategies won’t help you land a job. Don’t miss out on core advice. Here are five Do’s and Don’ts to improving your job search:
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Here at YouTern, we hear this same lament all the time: “I can’t get a job… I don’t have experience.”
This convenient cliché comes from students, recent graduates and those in career transition. Like most clichés, it’s often true – at least in the moment it’s being said.
However, If you’re still saying stuck on this cliche three months from after reading this post… Well… there’s no excuse.
There are many relatively painless ways to remove the “no experience” void in your resume. On a 1 to 5 scale, let’s take a look at the best available options:
Your resume is supposed to help you land the interview and the job, but it’s a potential minefield when it comes to your job search.
On one hand, you want to include enough information so the employer sees what a stellar candidate you are. On the other, you don’t want to step into any pitfalls that will give the hiring manager reason to exclude you…
Being fired from a job can happen to anyone and occur for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you had a personality conflict with your immediate supervisor and your supervisor prevailed. Perhaps the job description was completely different from the one given to you during the interview and it was absolutely the wrong fit. Don’t obsess over it. You are not alone. Here are 6 effective ways to address the issue with a prospective employer…