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.
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 […]
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 […]
Jobscan and Resunate both score a resume against a job description and have resume optimization features, but that’s where the similarities end. Here are the main differences between the two tools. Resunate suggests phrases while Jobscan recommends ATS-searchable keywords Resunate scores each resume on a 0-10 scale with a JobFocus score. This score measures how […]
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.
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 […]
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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.
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This former military pilot was about to give up after a five-month job search, but at the last minute, he discoverd Jobscan and landed a job.
Condensing your resume to one page forces you to be concise and strategic about the details you include. This sort of thoughtfulness is essential to grabbing a recruiter’s attention. But one page resumes can be limiting, too. So, is a single-page resume right for you? Read on to find out.
We want to help candidates display their unique skills and experience in the most compelling way possible. To that end, we’ve gathered all of our resume word resources below so our readers can find them in one place.
Headlines are an important addition to your resume. Although they comprise only a few words, these one-liners are the first thing recruiters and hiring managers read. They explain at a glance who you are and what you bring to the table.
Do you want to sharpen up the language on your resume so it leaves a lasting impression? Resume action words are the powerful verbs that propel sentences forward by clearly communicating your skills and experience. They enhance the readability of your resume and spice up the language so recruiters and hiring managers stay locked in […]
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The hybrid resume, also called a combination resume, is a combination of the chronological resume format and the functional resume format. The hybrid resume highlights the job seeker’s skills and achievements section first (like a functional resume) followed by work experience (the focus of a chronological resume format). While the chronological resume format seems a […]