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.
You are one of the lucky ones to land a job. But, conventional wisdom suggests that a job today is no guarantee of employment tomorrow. Our economy is changing, so you can’t consider yourself “finished” looking for workâ€”even when employed.