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Jobscan Reports: 98% of Fortune 500 Companies Use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). Taleo dominates the ATS market share.

Over 98% of Fortune 500 Companies Use Applicant Tracking Systems

Applicant tracking systems, or ATS, are a type of software used by companies to assist with human resources, recruitment, and hiring processes. There
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Should you have a soft skills resume section?

Should You Include a Soft Skills Resume Section?

Before focusing my business solely on soft skills solutions for companies and organizations, I offered resume writing services and worked with hundred...
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Resume Sections

Resume Sections: What You Need and Where You Need Them

Good resume design is all about ensuring that your most important skills, experience, and qualifications are easily understood by a recruiter or hirin...
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Should you have a soft skills resume section?

Should You Include a Soft Skills Resume Section?

Before focusing my business solely on soft skills solutions for companies and organizations, I offered resume writing services and worked with hundred...
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Resume Sections

Resume Sections: What You Need and Where You Need Them

Good resume design is all about ensuring that your most important skills, experience, and qualifications are easily understood by a recruiter or hirin...
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Resume Accomplishments

Resume Accomplishments: A Resume Writer’s Take on Standing Out

As a resume writer, I don’t think it’s possible to overstate the importance of resume accomplishments throughout your job search. Accomplishments are
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All About ATS

Jobscan Reports: 98% of Fortune 500 Companies Use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). Taleo dominates the ATS market share.

Over 98% of Fortune 500 Companies Use Applicant Tracking Systems

Applicant tracking systems, or ATS, are a type of software used by companies to assist with human resources, recruitment, and hiring processes. There
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Greenhouse ATS applicant tracking system

Greenhouse ATS: What Job Seekers Need to Know

A few notable applicant tracking systems (ATS) have roots going back to the 1990s-- and it shows. One recruiter told Jobscan that they were stuck usin...
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Why do companies make you re-enter your resume information back into the online application?

Sick of Re-Entering Your Info After Uploading a Resume? Here’s Why Companies Do It

You've spent an hour or more painstakingly tailoring your resume. You researched the company, learned everything you could about the role, and perfect...
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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job

How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job: A Great Profile Is Not Enough

There's an old saying that goes something like, "A great website that is not promoted is like a billboard stored in your basement." This sentiment rem...
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What recruiters expect to see in your LinkedIn profile

9 Things Recruiters Expect from Your LinkedIn Profile

It’s not enough to throw together a LinkedIn profile, paste in some resume info, then leave it alone to somehow work its magic. You have to think abou...
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5 Ways to Find a Job on LinkedIn

5 Different Ways to Job Search on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful job search platforms on the internet and is a must for anyone serious about advancing their career or speeding up...
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Job Search Tips

How to follow up on a job application.

When, Why, and How to Follow Up on a Job Application

It’s common knowledge a job seeker should follow up after an interview, but did you know it can be extremely helpful to follow up on your job applicat
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How to annoy recruiters in your job search.

5 Ways to Annoy Recruiters: Don’t Make These Job Search Mistakes

There are a few people that you should make every effort to please. Corporate recruiters fall into this category. After all, they do hold a lot of inf
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The best career coach tool is Jobscan. Jobscan Coach.

6 Ways Career Coaches are Adding Value with Jobscan

Career coaches and employment specialists have been using Jobscan's resume and LinkedIn optimization tools for years to supplement their coaching and ...
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Executive Job Search

How to find a headhunter. And what is a headhunter anyway?

How to Find a Headhunter (and Other Executive Recruiting Myths)

Do headhunters still exist? That depends on which headhunter, executive recruiter, or HR professional you talk to. “Headhunter” is out-of-date slan...
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3 ways the executive job search is changing via Noelle Gross

Noelle Gross: 3 Ways the Executive Job Search is Changing

After spending years ascending the corporate ladder and building your professional reputation, the last thing you expect to find at the top is a diffi...
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Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ)

How to Write Strong Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ)

Thinking about what to write for your executive core qualifications (ECQs) sets your nerves on edge. You want to represent your best professional self...
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