If you want to gain a better understanding of job search tech (and you should), then this is for you. The more you know about how recruiters use job search tech and how you can too, the easier it will be to secure a new job!
This collection of articles will give you insight on how different ATS search and eliminate resumes, tips on cleaning up and posting on social media, as well as some cool tools and ideas about the technology you can use to organize and streamline your job search.
APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEMS (ATS)
How Top ATS Systems Analyze Your Resume
by Jon Shields | Job-Hunt.org
What you don’t know about ATS is hurting your job search. This gives you a good overview of some of the top ATS used by employers. Did you know: resumes are eliminated because they didn’t use the one keyword a company needed, this is called a “knockout.” Or you might not have used the keyword often enough. “Frequency” is another way ATS eliminates resumes. Or your resume may not fall into the highest ranking match, “hot match” and therefore gets ignored. Learn what you can do to prevent your resume from being eliminated.
by Onward Search
This article walks you through top tips for cleaning up what you’ve posted on social media. It also supplies tips on what to post on each channel to draw the right attention.
by Sara Greesonbach | Glassdoor
Managing all the moving parts of your job search can be overwhelming. Maybe one (or more) of these seven strategies will help.
by Kat Boogaard | The Muse
Have you heard about Trello? It’s a simple tool to manage projects or organize things. Take a look at how you can use it to organize your job search. Say goodbye to boring spreadsheets!
by Jonathan Kidder | WizardSourcer
I realize you aren’t a recruiter. But you do many of the same things – keeping track of new people, following up, sending emails. IFTTT recipes automate these common tasks. Check it out!
by Meg Guiseppi | Executive Career Brand
Twitter, really? Learn why Twitter may be the missing ingredient in your job search. This tool can give you access to new people, help you connect, and so much more! A huge “thank you” to Meg for summarizing our conversation! And by the way, Meg and I met on Twitter many years ago!
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.