Author Archive | Amy Schofield

Applicant Tracking Systems – What YOU Need to Know!

Applicant tracking systems (ATS) allow companies to determine which candidates may be a match for a particular position, based on their resume. They fulfill two purposes: to manage applications for positions, especially where there is a high volume of applicants, and to screen out candidates who lack the required skills for the job. ATS can […]

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Informational Interviewing

Informational Interviewing Have you ever been on an informational interview? It can be a great way to learn more about your dream job! Make connections with people who can network you into the top opportunities within the area and then ask for the opportunity to meet with them where you can learn more about a […]

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7 Tips to Prepare for a Skype Interview!

More companies these days are using virtual interviews to screen candidates (if you missed our blog series on phone interviews, read them here and here.) Video interviews, using methods such as Skype or FaceTime, are another form of virtual interviews. Even though the interview is being conducted by webcam, this is a “real” live interview, […]

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120+ Companies with Work-From-Home Positions!

120+ Companies with Work-From-Home Positions!   One of the most-asked questions that we receive is, “do you know of a company that hires candidates for work-from-home positions?” Well, yes, we do… in fact, we know of 120+ companies that have work-from-home positions!  The grand list below. Schofield Strategies, LLC has personally researched the careers page […]

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Two of the Most-Asked Resume Questions

  Two of the Most-Asked Resume Questions: How long? Why no pronouns?   Amy Schofield, ACRW has reviewed 5,000+ resumes and has worked with clients around the world. While she has received numerous questions regarding resumes, there are two that seem to be on everybody’s mind:   How long should my resume be? There is no […]

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Where have our clients had success?

Our clients have had success obtaining interviews at: JPMorgan Chase Amazon Northrop Grumman NAVAIR Lockheed Martin Google AECOM SpaceX Camber Delta NASA Wyle ESC Zeiders Inverness Technologies Spectrum D.R. Horton Federal Protection Services University of New Mexico Rutgers University Russell Sage College Gentiva Home Healthcare King Aerospace Walmart University of Maryland Project Line Services MedStar […]

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Modernize Your Job Search Letters: Get Noticed Get Hired

Schofield Strategies, LLC is pleased to announce that Amy Schofield, ACRW is a contributor to Modernize Your Job Search Letters: Get Noticed Get Hired (Modernize Your Career), written by Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark and published by Emerald Career Publishing. This book explores how to write various career letters, including cover letters, referral letters, recruiter letters, thank […]

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