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Eye-Opening Facts You Must Know About Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

Job hunters and applicant tracking systems are like vinegar and oil. The two can feel like they’re almost impossible to mix together.

However, with a bit of vigorous shaking, that vinegar and oil can become a nice salad dressing. To shake up a stalled job search, it’s time to stop believing an ATS is your enemy and start understanding how they work so you can use them to your advantage. Getting the facts is a great place to start.

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Resume Insight: Process- vs. Project-Oriented Accomplishments

Being able to list your accomplishments in a compelling and memorable way on your resume is an important part of catching a hiring manager’s eye. However, this is often easier said than done. Accomplishment statements are short, measurable, and results-focused. Start by writing down your most recent position. State your title and your company name, and list…

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New Year, New Dreams, New Opportunities

Did you know the period immediately following New Year’s Day is typically the busiest hiring time of the calendar year?

That’s because many companies are scrambling to fill jobs budgeted from the previous year, and because as new budgets take effect, companies are gearing up to hire.

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18 Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile in 2018

Your LinkedIn profile is an important tool in your job-seeker toolbox, plus it will help you develop your professional brand and boost your networking potential. However, a great profile must be created and maintained. Make it your goal in 2018 to improve your profile and footprint on LinkedIn. Here are 18 effective ways how: 1….

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New LinkedIn Features Give Job Seekers an Edge

LinkedIn should already be a big part of your job search. In the social media company’s efforts to better serve its massive network of professionals, it recently released some useful new features. If you’re like many people, these new features often emerge under the radar. To make sure you haven’t missed anything — and have…

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How Social Media Contacts Can Aid Your Job Hunt

In the past, social media was more known for entertainment purposes and sharing news. But now these platforms, particularly LinkedIn and Twitter, are increasingly recognized as important career tools for both job seekers and job recruiters. 92 percent of recruiters have hired people through LinkedIn, the company reports, while 24 percent have used Facebook and…

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How to Optimize Your Resume for an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

Used to save time and money while honing in top talent, applicant tracking systems (ATS) streamline the hiring process at companies big and small. The ATS process, however, has become a major hurdle for job hunters. After spending hours filling out forms and uploading documents, well-qualified applicants are left wondering why they’re not being interviewed for…

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