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3 Recruiting Trends That Will Affect Job Seekers in 2021

Each year, the recruiting industry forecasts “predictions” of what will happen in the following year. While it might seem like an interesting time to...
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2021 Career Services Advice For Recent Grads

The year 2020 changed, well, just about everything for recent grads—pretty drastically. Coronavirus invaded the world, causing millions to become ...
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How to Answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question

There isn’t much you can feel certain about when you go to a job interview. Yet, there is at least one thing you know for sure: you will be asked the ...
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Optimize Your Resume

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11 Impactful Ways to Update Your Resume for 2021

Resume trends come and go, and that was especially true with 2020. Last year, so much changed, and the job search process was no exception. Because o...
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Entry-Level Resume

How to Write an Entry-Level Resume

An entry-level resume outlines your skills, accomplishments, and past work experience (if applicable) at the beginning of your career. Early career p...
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Are You Making Any of These 8 Common Resume Mistakes?

Resume writing can be tough. There's no one right way to do it, and if you haven't written a resume in a while (or ever), you might not be up-to-date...
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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

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Kelly Built a Network and Landed a Job in a New City using Jobscan’s LinkedIn Optimization

When Kelly, a long-time software engineer, moved from Denver, Colorado to Hilton Head, South Carolina, he didn't realize how valuable having a local ...
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How to Manage Your LinkedIn Saved Jobs

When searching for jobs on LinkedIn, you may want to save positions of interest to come back to later. LinkedIn conveniently provides a "save" butto...
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The LinkedIn Featured Section: How to Feature Content on Your LinkedIn Profile

Every now and then, LinkedIn introduces a new element that can be leveraged to make your profile even more appealing to colleagues and recruiters. M...
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Applicant Tracking Systems

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How to Create an ATS Resume

Creating an ATS-friendly resume is a highly effective way to increase your interview chances and shift the job search odds more in your favor. In thi...
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An Inside Look at iCIMS ATS Job Applications

iCIMS is a top applicant tracking system used by over 4000 companies. While it supports companies of all sizes, locations and industries, its target...
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Here’s What Job Seekers Should Know About Recruiterbox ATS

Companies of all sizes have used applicant tracking systems (ATS) to manage their job postings and applicants since the 1990s. Since then, many new ...
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Jobscan Stories

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Kelly Built a Network and Landed a Job in a New City using Jobscan’s LinkedIn Optimization

When Kelly, a long-time software engineer, moved from Denver, Colorado to Hilton Head, South Carolina, he didn't realize how valuable having a local ...
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Hired During the Pandemic: How a Real Jobscan User Landed a Job

“In the midst of the pandemic, I was actually hired for a position.” Veronica from Austin, Texas had been working for the same company for more th...
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This Veteran Got His Dream Job At NASA After Using Jobscan For Two Weeks

Ever wonder what your younger self would think of you today? Well, John Graham's younger self is doing cartwheels, because he's working for NASA. ...
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Career Change

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Career Change Ideas for Hospitality Professionals

Whether you work at restaurants or hotels, casinos or concerts, the hospitality life is always an interesting one. But maybe you've decided to shift...
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14 Well-Matched Jobs for Former Teachers

Teaching is a rewarding career and perhaps one of the most important jobs in society. Teachers often work under immense pressure and develop fine tu...
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mid-life career change

Transitioning Careers at 40? Tips for Your Mid-Life Career Change

We've talked about changing careers at 30 and changing careers at 50, so it seems natural to address the decade in between. Making a career change i...
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Job Search Strategy

recruiting trends

3 Recruiting Trends That Will Affect Job Seekers in 2021

Each year, the recruiting industry forecasts “predictions” of what will happen in the following year. While it might seem like an interesting time to...
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Tell me about yourself interview question and answer examples

How to Answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question

There isn’t much you can feel certain about when you go to a job interview. Yet, there is at least one thing you know for sure: you will be asked the ...
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Pursuing your Career Goals in 2021

Where do you see yourself in five years? Ten years? What are your career goals? Most of us have some form of career goals in mind—trying to e...
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Jobscan for Universities

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2021 Career Services Advice For Recent Grads

The year 2020 changed, well, just about everything for recent grads—pretty drastically. Coronavirus invaded the world, causing millions to become ...
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Timely Career Advice for Graduates—Straight from the Experts

Graduating college during a pandemic is certainly a unique experience and one that’s causing anxiety for many grads. How will I find a job? Are there...
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Why This Career Success Coach Uses Jobscan With Every Student

For the College of Engineering at The University of Texas at Tyler, Jobscan has become a core resource. ”It’s the greatest tool that I have seen whe...
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