Application Tracking Systems (ATS) are the newest tech innovations in HR. It is one the biggest time savers for companies since recruiters no longer need to spend countless hours weeding through unqualified candidates. ATS works by rating resumes based on how well it matches with a job description. Recruiters then review the resumes with the highest ratings. While this sounds amazing, the downfall of ATS is that if a resume isn’t properly formatted, a well-qualified candidate wouldn’t even be considered. Here are five tips to avoid missing out on job opportunities due to ATS errors: Don’t Place Items in Your
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Whether you’re a software engineer, data analyst, or network engineer, there are key points recruiters are looking for when looking at a resume. Your resume is the first thing a recruiter sees, so it’s crucial to make a good first impression to get a callback. The best resumes should be easy to read, highlight your accomplishments, and convince the recruiter you’re a good fit for the job. Here are our tips to make sure you have an awesome resume: Keep Your Resume Template Simple Keep Your Resume Under 1 or 2 Pages Max Use a Professional Font Type and Font
We’ve all applied for a job at some point. The process can be frustrating and long but only a few of us understand why. The reason for this is because there’s many things a company does behind the scenes to find the perfect candidate. While each company will have different methods for how they search for qualified applications for a role, there is a structured process that the company follows to recruit and hire candidates. In this article, you’ll learn about the 8 steps that companies take to land their perfect candidate. Identify Business Needs and Gaps The hiring process
Have you ever: Been told that as a woman, you have to pick between being a good employee or a good wife/mom and that you can’t have it all? Encountered people trying to find out your marital status or dating preferences before trying to learn about your professional background and experience? Heard a woman described with an unpleasant name for standing her ground whereas men are described as strong and confident for similar behavior? Been asked to replace your “soft skills” from your resume? Stated an idea that was ignored…only for the idea to be restated by another gentleman in
One of the latest trends gaining momentum on Instagram is women posting black and white selfies/photos with the hashtags #ChallengeAccepted and #WomenSupportingWomen. The #ChallengeAccepted campaign was described as a way for women to support each other and show appreciation for the inspiring women in their lives by nominating them to take part in the challenge on their own accounts. There are currently over 5.8 million and 8.1 million photos posted tagged with the hashtag #ChallengeAccepted and #WomenSupportingWomen respectively as of July 29th, 2020. As a group who believes it is important to empower women, we were thrilled by the challenge
Gender perception in the field of technology has changed over time. Women have not always been a part of the workforce, especially in male dominated fields. In the modern day, there are many social issues, such a gender discrimination and the wage gap.