Ageism is alive and well in the time of COVID-19. Many employers have had to make the difficult decision to run super lean during this economic downturn, and both old and young job seekers are feeling the pinch. The most common reason for reductions-in-force (RIFs or layoffs) is generally financial. And the truth of the […]
We surveyed over 100 recruiters and hiring managers and found that the vast majority (88%) believe age discrimination in hiring is a problem.
There are two types of skills recruiters look for on resumes: hard skills and soft skills. When used correctly, they work together to form a powerhouse resume that provides the hiring manager a comprehensive understanding of the job seeker’s capabilities. What are Hard Skills? Hard skills are taught skills. They are quantifiable and are often […]
How a real Jobscan user got hired in administration during the pandemic.
Streamline your design and put all the focus on your content with these professionally crafted minimalist resume templates. When searching through resume templates, it can be hard to find ones that aren’t cluttered with multiple colors, graphics, photos, skill rankings, and other unnecessary elements. Your resume is your chance to market yourself and your experience. The […]
There are a number of considerations to weigh before deciding on a resume format and template, like your field or industry, depth of work experience, and skill set. Today, job seekers also need their resume to be compatible with applicant tracking systems (ATS). An ATS resume template can be the difference between getting noticed and slipping […]
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 this article, we’re talking about how to optimize your resume for applicant tracking systems (ATS) by including job-specific keywords and using a parsable format. What is an applicant tracking system? […]
Resume trends come and go, and if you’re submitting old resumes during your 2020 job search, you could be hurting your chances of getting an interview. Even if your work experience and skills have stayed the same, there are still ways to write your resume for the modern recruiting process and job landscape. Read on […]
In this article we’re talking about resume file formatting, how to save your Microsoft Word resume as a PDF, and how to make sure you format your resume correctly for each job. Since many people have questions surrounding resume PDFs, we’re going to focus specifically on this file format and answer these FAQs: What is […]
Do you have a hole in your resume? Did you take a few years off to raise children, travel, make some life moves or simply wait for the right job? Having a gap in your resume shouldn’t spell doom for your chances at landing a great job. There are several ways to fill the dreaded […]
Long story short, you should include your city and state on your resume, even if you’re a remote candidate. Read on to find out why.
Is rating the skills on your resume a good practice? Not really. In this article, we’re talking about the two main reasons you should avoid this resume template trend.
Resume accomplishments are work achievements that are both measurable and unique to a job seeker’s experience. These accomplishments on a resume are different than duties or responsibilities in that duties and responsibilities are similar for any employee in a similar role, which accomplishments are unique, provable statistics. Using resume accomplishments in place of responsibilities makes […]
We’ve recently covered what to put on a resume, and in this article we’re talking about what not to put on your resume. Does your resume include anything on this list?
What makes a great resume font? Readability and ATS-friendliness. Of course your resume’s content counts for much more than your font choice, but choosing a clean font that’s easy to read on any screen is a great way to make your resume more accessible to recruiters and hiring managers.
Here we’ve provided a guide to writing a winning project manager resume. You’ll find tips for writing your headline and summary, plus important hard skills and soft skills to include on your resume. Project Managers play an important role in many industries, and demand for project management specialists is growing. In 2017, the Project Management […]
iCIMS is a top applicant tracking system used by over 4000 companies. While it supports companies of all sizes, locations and industries, its target audience is primarily mid-market and enterprise companies (most often those with 1000+ employees). While they have seen a lot of growth in the past couple of years, they have not been […]
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 jobs available? Will I need to rethink my career path and goals? We heard these concerns and put together a panel of experts to answer the tough questions coming […]
Companies of all sizes have used applicant tracking systems (ATS) to manage their job postings and applicants since the 1990s. Since then, many new companies (including Recruiterbox) have entered the market aiming to leave the old, clunky feel of the ’90s-era systems behind and bring about a fresh experience to both candidates and companies. What […]