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Working with Recruiters

At some point in your job search, you may consider working with a recruiter. It can be helpful to understand more about this industry and how recruiters operate. Recruiters are also referred to as search firms, placement agencies, executive recruiters, or headhunters. Companies use recruiters to help identify a select number of candidates for a […]

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Your Job Offer Questions Answered!

  Your Job Offer Questions Answered!  Many of the people we work with ask us the same questions about job offers, so we wanted to give you some tips that can help you during this part of your job search. Here are some of the common job offer questions that we receive:   I’ve been […]

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Military Transition: 10 Steps for Transitioning to a Civilian Career

Military Transition: 10 Steps for Transitioning to a Civilian Career Enroll in the Transition GPS Class (formerly known as TAP class): Transition GPS includes a five-day workshop with additional days of training available. Part of the class is spent on job search strategies, including resume writing and interview preparation. You can also fill out a survey to […]

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Getting Around the ATS

An ATS can be a real barrier when pursuing a position. Even if you are qualified, if your resume is not “read” right by the ATS, you won’t be considered unless you can reach the hiring manager directly. Did you miss our previous posts on applicant tracking systems (ATS)? If so, start here. Although ATS’ […]

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Is Your Resume Compliant with ATS? – Part 2

Did you miss our previous posts on applicant tracking systems (ATS)? If so, start here. The easiest way to ensure your resume will be accepted by an ATS is to submit a resume that is both ATS-friendly and human-reader ready. The two are not mutually exclusive; however, ATS-friendly resumes are formatted much more simply, while […]

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How Applicant Tracking Systems Work

There are numerous different ATS software programs on the market. While all applicant tracking systems are slightly different, they all work in a similar way; by allowing for filtering, management, and analysis of candidates for a particular job opening. This is our third post on applicant tracking systems. If you missed the first two posts, […]

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