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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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Is Your Resume Compliant with Applicant Tracking Systems? – Part 1

Newer applicant tracking system (ATS) software doesn’t simply identify keywords and apply a score based on how many times that keyword appeared. It’s not enough to have the right keyword in the resume. Instead, the system looks for relevance of the keyword to your work history and/or education. Those keywords are analyzed and weighed in […]

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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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Are Applicant Tracking Systems Really a Black Hole?

Knowing how an ATS operates is critical in today’s job search. When there are a large number of applicants for a position, an ATS allows hiring managers to screen out low-ranking resumes, saving them valuable time. For an overview of Applicant Tracking Systems, read the initial post in this series. Basically, you can equate an […]

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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 Aerotek Air Force Personnel Center Allegheny Health Network Amazon American Cancer Society American Greetings Apple A.T. Still University AVIAN LLC Ball Aerospace Bank of America Baystate Health Boeing Boy Scouts of America Camber City Colleges of Chicago Close […]

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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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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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