No doubt, you’ve seen and heard stories about how software, not people, reads your application when you apply for a job. Known as the “applicant tracking system,” or ATS, this software is programmed to look for keywords and phrases in your resume and to select applications belonging to presumably qualified candidates.
I was watching one of the Sunday morning political shows this week, and I couldn’t help but be inspired to write about some of the topics they discussed that mirror personal and professional issues we all face.
What job search rules should you be breaking? Maybe it’s time to stop competing and start winning!
What first steps should job seekers consider? Some ideas to help you get started on a sometimes bumpy road.
I’m participating in The Career Summit – an online series of events offering access to 13 sessions covering all aspects of job seeking and career management. Read more…