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How to Create an ATS Resume

Creating an ATS resume is an effective way to increase your interview chances. Here’s how to optimize your resume for applicant tracking systems.

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Top 500 ATS Resume Keywords: Examples for Your Job Search

Keywords are skills and abilities an applicant needs in order to get hired. These are the 500 top resume keywords recruiters, hiring managers, and ATS are looking for when vetting applicants.

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Convert Your Resume to an ATS-Friendly Format

Making your resume ATS-compatible is one step you can take to ensure your resume doesn’t get lost in the ATS.

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Top 500 ATS Resume Keywords: Examples for Your Job Search

What Are ATS Resume Keywords? Job listings include the abilities and competencies an applicant needs in order to be a great hire. These skills bec...
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Convert Your Resume to an ATS-Friendly Format

One of the top questions job seekers ask is: how can I easily make my resume ATS-compatible? Now we have a (completely free) tool that can convert an...
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Top Resume Skills and How to List Them

Choosing the right skills when writing your resume is the ticket to getting noticed, interviewed, and hired for a job. But how do you know which resu...
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LinkedIn for Job Seekers

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How to Use LinkedIn Voice Messages in Your Job Search

Getting creative with your networking and outreach on LinkedIn can be the difference between scoring a coveted interview or missing out. Beyond shari...
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How to Use LinkedIn Outreach and Status Updates to Find a New Job (8 Templates)

One of the most strategic ways to find a new job is by harnessing the power of your professional network. Friends and former colleagues tend to be mo...
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How to Write a LinkedIn Summary (About Section): Examples and Tips

The LinkedIn summary or “about” section is often under-utilized by LinkedIn users. Many leave it completely blank or type in a short tagline better s...
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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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Here’s the Real Reason Why Companies Reject Millions of Resumes

10 million—that’s the number of U.S job seekers that continue to struggle through the job search according to a Harvard Business School (HBS) study. ...
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8 Things You Need To Know About Applicant Tracking Systems

What do you know about applicant tracking systems? If you think the first obstacle to getting a job interview is a recruiter’s judgment, you’re no...
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Jobscan Stories

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Jobscan: How It Started, How It’s Going

Jobscan recently surpassed one million users. From a numbers standpoint, that’s really exciting! However, it means so much more than the numbers (and...
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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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Career Change

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Everything You Need to Know about LinkedIn Certifications

When it comes to certifications, it seems as if everyone has their own versions to offer. But how do you know which ones you should actually pursue? ...
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Navigating the Job Search After Leaving a Toxic Work Environment

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month! But what does that actually mean?  For many businesses, Mental Health Awareness Month introduces an op...
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How to Write a Career Change Resume

There are many reasons for career changes: the realization of a new passion, a need for more financial security or the feeling of being stuck in an u...
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Job Search Strategy

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5 Solutions for the Long-Term Unemployed

Most of the people I know have been unemployed at one point or another. There's a sense of despair that comes with losing their source of income. Perh...
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Here’s the Real Reason Why Companies Reject Millions of Resumes

10 million—that’s the number of U.S job seekers that continue to struggle through the job search according to a Harvard Business School (HBS) study. ...
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Real-Life Interview Blunders and How to Avoid Them

Sometimes an interview goes well. You hit it out of the park. A call quickly follows. The job is yours! But that’s not always the case. Other t...
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Jobscan for Universities

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How to Find and Land the Perfect Summer Internship or New Grad Opportunity

It’s that time of year! Though it might seem early, campus recruiters have started the spring and summer "dating game" to decide who they will hire f...
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How to Write a College Student 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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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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