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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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157 Companies with Work-From-Home Positions!

157 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 155+ companies that have work-from-home positions!  The grand list below. Schofield Strategies, LLC has personally researched the careers page […]

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Where have our clients had success?

Our resume customers have successfully obtained interviews at (this is not a full list): Advanced Sleep Diagnostics AECOM Allegheny Health Network Amazon American Cancer Society American Greetings Apple AVIAN LLC Ball Aerospace Bank of America Baystate Health Boy Scouts of America Camber City Colleges of Chicago Close Up Foundation CompuCom Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) Cornell University […]

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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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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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Creating Your Positioning / Elevator Speech

It’s time to pull together all of the information you gathered during your research and create your positioning (or elevator speech). Your personal position should highlight your expertise and unique abilities. You can “name drop” by including well-known companies, schools, and credentials in your positioning. Your personal positioning has two parts: a tagline and a […]

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