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…
Finding work in today’s job market can be difficult. And as those in an active job hunt have already learned, job search strategies are rapidly changing as companies rely more and more on automated recruitment tools.
Here, we’ll talk about job search strategies proven to work today… and exactly how to turn your job hunt into a job offer in our current job market.
No matter how many hours you spend polishing your resume, no matter how much money you spend to have it professionally written, recruiters will spend about 6 to 8 seconds looking at it before making an initial determination. In most cases, they spend that time scanning the skills section to see if your skills meet their requirements.
In today’s world everything is customized. This includes your resume when applying for jobs. You can be strategic about landing your dream job and tailor your resume for every job you apply to. Let’s take a look at when it’s necessary to tailor your resume for a role, plus some actionable tips to present the best version of yourself.