Has Technology Improved Your Hiring?

How have the latest technological advances in recruiting improved your hiring process? It’s a safe bet that you’ve had mixed results. Even the best tech breakthroughs have unexpected consequences, right? Escalators were clearly preferable to stairs, but now half of us are in the gym on the stair climbers to make up for it. Applicant tracking … Continue reading Has Technology Improved Your Hiring?

10 tips to make your résumé sell your skills

The résumé … Here are the things I learned about writing a résumé 20 years ago in college: One page only. Don’t pad it with filler. Write an inspiring Objective. Don’t get too personal or stylized; your personal preferences- from your hobbies to your font choice- can ruin your chances of getting an offer. Some standard … Continue reading 10 tips to make your résumé sell your skills

Are Employers Searching For—But Not Finding—Your Résumé?

Most tech-savvy job seekers know at least a little bit about Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). But does “knowing” really help you? A growing trend, ATS help employers manage large numbers of applications. One piece of that process involves parsing the résumé so that it can be run through various filters. With an average 75% fail rate, … Continue reading Are Employers Searching For—But Not Finding—Your Résumé?