In conjunction with Jobscan‘s new resume optimization checks — which include formatting checks for headings, dates, file types, and more — we’ve invited career coaches and resume writers to share exclusive resume templates with our readers. First up is “Caffeinated” Kyle Elliot out of the San Francisco Bay area. Be sure to follow him on LinkedIn and check out his website.
Learn more about Jobscan’s new resume checks at the bottom of this article, or try them out for yourself.
About Kyle Elliott
I’m the Career Coach behind CaffeinatedKyle.com. I’m also a self-proclaimed Starbucks addict. My goal is simple — to help people find jobs they LOVE (or at least tolerate). As a result of working with me, students through C-suite executives have landed jobs at Facebook, LinkedIn, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and nearly every other Fortune 100/500 company you can think of. They have also found happiness.
I write resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles that wow recruiters and hiring managers. I also provide strengths-based career and life coaching. I work with students through Fortune 100/500 executives.
Download Kyle’s resume template
What should job seekers look for in a resume template?
You should be customizing your resume for each position you’re applying to. Most job seekers skip this step because they think it’s too time-consuming. It doesn’t have to be — set a timer for 20 minutes MAX and update your Career Summary, Areas of Expertise, and Technology Profiled for each application you submit.
What’s new at Jobscan
Jobscan’s resume optimization tool now checks your formatting based on applicant tracking system and recruiter best practices. New intelligent checks make even the best resume templates more ATS compatible and recruiter-friendly than ever.
- Hard skills, soft skills, and keyword matching
- Job title and education matching
- ATS-friendly section headings NEW
- ATS-friendly date formatting NEW
- ATS-friendly file type NEW
- Measurable results, word count, and words to avoid
- Sentence length NEW
- Predicted skills missing from the job description NEW
- Industry-specific insights NEW
Keep an eye out for additional new features. Jobscan is updated every two weeks and new formatting checks are on the way!