Why Resume Optimization Matters The more effectively you can tailor your resume for a specific job, the better your chances. Generic resumes are a dime a dozen and unlikely to do well in an applicant tracking system (also known as an ATS). Using Jobscan, you can easily optimize your resume against any job description and […]
Looking for a job is something everyone does at one time or another. Whether you conduct only one or two job searches throughout your career, or several, it’s always tricky to know where to start. Once you know where to start, the rest is about committing to a productive search until you land the job. […]
How much do you know about applicant tracking systems? You may have heard that the first step to getting a job interview is making it past the stage where a recruiter glances at your resume and makes a split-second decision about whether to chuck your resume into the discard pile. But 90% of Fortune 500 […]
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If you’re a software engineer, your career future looks bright. By 2024, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts software engineering jobs will grow by 17 percent, a much faster rate than for many other professions. But even though there are lots of available software engineering jobs, you want to make sure you get the job […]
I love a good startup story. The odds are always huge on the personal level, because entrepreneurs have to take lots of risks in order to put their ideas to the test. And they’re fully aware that most startups fail. So when I was on Skype with Jobscan founders James Hu and Michael Lee, to […]
Richard Poulin, resume expert, weighs in on Jobscan This is a “behind-the-scenes” article. It reveals how Jobscan was created, from the very mouth of its founders: James Hu and Michael Lee. You see, just like them, I run a small business in the job search space. And when I discovered Jobscan, I thought it was […]