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What is an ATS? And Why Does it Hate My Resume? [Infographic]

You’ve written the perfect resume for a position you’re excited about. You sent the resume and a frigin’ fantastic cover letter. You are the perfect candidate. And then… you get no response. Again.

To be successful in your job search can sometimes feel like you need to master a combination of magic and alchemy; with some Unicorn Trainer skills mixed in. Getting a response from a recruiter, much less hired, can seem that elusive.

What’s likely happening: your resume is never being read by a real person. Instead, all your effort is being sorted by a tool known in recruiting as an Applicant Tracking system, or ATS…   

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