What is an applicant tracking system (ATS) and how do you get past it?
Your resume should have at least these 6 sections
What do you know about Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)? Job seeking can sometimes be compared to throwing your resume into a black hole. You go through 100 listings on any job search website and complete the online application with zero results. Ever have that happen? The problem is that you’re probably not putting the correct […]
What should a great cover letter look like?
Considering that your resume is probably the most important financial document you’ll ever own, making sure that it is properly crafted is of the utmost importance. Did you wrinkle your brow at the concept of a resume being a financial document? Let’s think about it for a second. Without a job, you can’t pay bills, […]
The reverse chronological resume is the best format for landing your dream job
Not too long ago, it was thought that the age of using a cover letter was dying. That is no longer the case. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies have been more interested in cover letters as a means for connecting with job seekers. What should your cover letter look like? The layout, […]
How to perfect your LinkedIn profile to get noticed by recruiters
There are a lot of job seekers who think the way to stand out from the crowd during a job search is to have a creatively designed — pretty — resume. However, the reverse chronological resume is the best format to use for landing your dream job. Why should you avoid heavily formatted, creative resumes? […]
How to find your dream job by networking and getting job referrals using LinkedIn
LinkedIn – it’s where the professionals go! You may be thinking that LinkedIn is just another social media platform; however, it is so much more than that. We all spend so much time perfecting our Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat profiles. The profile pictures must be just right, we play with the settings to ensure […]
A resume is the most common and necessary item when searching for a job. However, it’s not the only thing in your toolbox. This is where networking and job referrals come in. One, or both, of these things can easily get you a job. Most people prefer hunting for jobs on their own. Sometimes, though, […]