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How to Prepare for an Interview on Interview Day!

Did you miss the previous post on how to prepare for an interview? If so, check it out here. This post focuses on how to prepare for an interview on interview day, including dressing for success and what you should bring to your interview. Please leave us a note below if you have any questions! Dressing […]

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How to Prepare for an Interview

This post touches on how to prepare for an interview. The next post will focus on things to do “day of” to prepare, including dressing for success and what you should bring, so make sure to check back! Research the company: This will help you get an idea of the company culture, and may give you […]

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Working With a Certified Resume Writer

  When you make the decision to work with a certified resume writer, you’re not only investing your time and money, but you’re also entrusting the writer to articulate your personal brand and shape how you’ll position yourself in your job search. Listed below are several tips to help ensure you have a successful collaboration […]

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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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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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