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 […]
He applied for hundreds of jobs with no response, then NASA called and offered him his dream job.
Choosing the right skills for your resume is the ticket to getting noticed, interviewed, and hired for a job. But how do you know which resume skills recruiters want to see?In this article, we’ll help you determine which skills employers are looking for and how to include them on your resume.
No one starts with job experience. At the same time, companies expect you to have experience to apply to their jobs. So, as a first-time job seeker, how do you write a resume with no work experience? Although you might not have traditional work experience, there are other ways to showcase your qualifications on your […]
When searching for jobs on LinkedIn, you may want to save positions of interest to come back to later. LinkedIn conveniently provides a “save” button, just beside the “apply” button, which allows you to do so in one click. Where do my LinkedIn saved jobs go? Once you click the “save” button, the job will […]
A Career Success Coach at UT Tyler says Jobscan is the best tool he’s seen when it comes to the job search.
Writing a cover letter can feel like a struggle between simply checking all the boxes on your job application and using the opportunity to show what makes you a uniquely qualified candidate. One part of the process that often flies under the radar is how to end a cover letter. Your cover letter ending should […]
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 your career away from hospitality, either because of the changing economy or your changing needs. Where do you go? Which career do you pursue next? Hospitality professionals are skilled at helping […]
Teaching is a rewarding career and perhaps one of the most important jobs in society. Teachers often work under immense pressure and develop fine tuned skills. But what happens when teaching no longer works for your lifestyle? How do you transfer your specialized skills to a new career? We used the Jobscan Career Change Tool […]
This real Jobscan user was laid off after 20 years with the same company. Find out how he landed a new job.
Making a career change in your forties is a bold, sometimes necessary, sometimes inspired move that can bring about great change in your professional life.
Transitioning careers can be an exciting fresh start in your professional life. But convincing recruiters and hiring managers to give you a chance can be challenging. Even if you’ve polished your career change resume, you’ll still need to explain how your experience and skills can successfully transfer to a new position. The cover letter is […]
Whether you’re hoping to transition into a more fulfilling line of work or need a new career that better aligns with your life, the tips below will help you get started.
Changing careers at 30 can be very rewarding, especially if you’ve spent your twenties on an unhappy or unfocused career path. Perhaps that’s not the case for you. Maybe you’re satisfied with the career choices you’ve made but now better understand your intellectual and financial needs. Maybe your position has disappeared or a change in […]
Beyond researching the company and the hiring manager, preparing answers to common interview questions is the best thing you can do before an interview. It can help you be more confident and comfortable in interviews—and ultimately help you land the job. Below we’ve considered every type of interview question from the most common to those […]
Like during the Great Recession, many have lost their jobs and are now dealing with an uncertain future. Because there’s bound to be some longterm effect on the job market, we wanted to know how job seekers can best prepare themselves. We looked to the strategies that worked during the Great Recession.
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 programs are free, there are several reputable certifications that won’t take up too much time or money. Here are five carefully-vetted free online certifications we recommend. #1: Hubspot Inbound Marketing […]
The job market and workplace are changing rapidly as the COVID-19 crisis forces more companies to operate remotely and layoff employees. Hiring has slowed and the unemployment rate continues to rise. We wanted to get an overhead view of the landscape, looking specifically toward employee sentiment, hiring trends, remote work obstacles, and the college recruiting […]
A few years ago, I was laid off and subsequently went a solid year before I went back into the workforce as a full-time employee. I didn’t plan on being out of the workforce that long but as weeks of searching turned into months, it became quite evident I needed to prepare for a lot […]