Applicant Tracking System: What to Know Before Submitting Your Resume

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Everything You Need to Know About Submitting Your Resume Into the ‘Black Hole’ AKA Applying Online — and How to Beat the Applicant Tracking System

So, you’re job searching, eh? Are you finding yourself spending countless hours clicking, uploading, filling out forms, crossing fingers, and praying that your resume miraculously lands you a coveted invitation to interview? If so, you’re not alone. I often hear, “Emily, I need to start my job search. Can you revamp my resume?” While I would tell you this is … Read More

What’s On Your Career Mind Map?

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Mind Map Your Career

In middle school, I was obsessed with typography. I had two separate notebooks I brought to school. One was my ‘scribble down notes from class as quickly as the teacher speaks’. The other was my ‘sit down and re-write everything in perfect, legible penmanship.’ This technique was actually good for two reasons: (1) my classmates complimented my handwriting and were … Read More

Job Search Automated: Job Search Engines Every Jobseeker Should Set Alerts For

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Automate Job Searching: Job Search Engines Every Jobseeker Should Set Alerts For

Job searching can often feel like a full-time job. Before the world become connected with the internet, job seekers often found the classifieds section in local newspapers or ‘help wanted’ signs in store windows. Then came along Craigslist, the electronic version of classifieds where you could search for opportunities in any state. Up sprouted hundreds of job boards, and soon … Read More