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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 tun...
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After 20 Years at One Company, Jobscan Taught an IT Pro How to Job Search Again

In 2018, Stefan from Denver got laid off by his employer of 20 years. Not having conducted a job search in more than two decades, he had no idea how ...
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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 in...
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Optimize Your Resume

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8 Certifications to Add to Your Resume (For Free!)

Certifications are a quick way to gain skills that will boost your resume and raise your value as a job candidate. While not all certification program
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Is a One Page Resume Right for You?

For many entry-level job seekers, a one page resume is easy to create. But for those who have extensive work experience, keeping a resume to just one...
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Resume Words: Keywords, Adjectives, Skills, and Power Verbs

Great resumes employ both active, storytelling language and key terms that align with the job posting. We’ve written several blog posts and compiled ...
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Jobscan Stories

laid off

After 20 Years at One Company, Jobscan Taught an IT Pro How to Job Search Again

In 2018, Stefan from Denver got laid off by his employer of 20 years. Not having conducted a job search in more than two decades, he had no idea how ...
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How a Job Seeker Used Jobscan to Find Herself…and a Job in 30 Days

When Amy from Denver was laid off from her job in telecommunications two years ago, she decided it was time for her to make a change. Always interest...
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A Veteran Got 0 Responses from 300 Jobs. With Jobscan, He Got 5 out of 8

Before Jobscan300 applications0 responses 🚫With Jobscan8 applications5 responses ⚡️ “Suddenly I realized, it’s all about the AI.”Rusty from Denver...
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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

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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. Mo...
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Top Job Search Experts to Follow on LinkedIn for 2020

Each year we put together our Top Experts list to help job seekers tap into the wealth of knowledge available on LinkedIn. Featured here are the gene...
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12 Impactful LinkedIn Headline Examples from Real People

Your LinkedIn headline is one of the most visible sections of your LinkedIn profile. Not only does it stretch across the top of your profile page, it...
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Job Search Strategy

jobs for former teachers

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 tun...
Read More
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 in...
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The Career Change Cover Letter: How to Get it Right

Transitioning careers can be an exciting fresh start in your professional life. But convincing recruiters and hiring managers to give you a chance ca...
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Applicant Tracking Systems

Fortune 500 ATS market share 2019

99% of Fortune 500 Companies use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are software used by companies to assist with human resources, recruitment, and hiring needs. There are hundreds...
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3 Things Job Seekers Should Know about Lever ATS

Virtually all large employers utilize an applicant tracking system (ATS) to manage their simultaneous job openings and high volumes of appl...
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What Happens to Resume Tables and Columns in an ATS? See For Yourself

Your resume undergoes a transformation once uploaded to an applicant tracking system (ATS) as part of your online job application. The ATS converts y...
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Jobscan for Universities

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Jobscan for Universities Featured Partners

The Jobscan for Universities Featured Partners series showcases cool initiatives that our Career Services partners are up to. Here you'll find storie...
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How to Write a College Resume: A Guide for Recent Grads

The objective of any resume is to demonstrate your skills, experience, and value to potential employers. This can be a challenge for college students
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3 Ways To “Break Through The Career Center Walls”

Takeaways from the Career Leadership Collective Spring Forum Jobscan attended its first event with the Career Leadership Collective as a sponsor l...
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