You may not be familiar with the term, but Applicant Tracking Systems often play a vital role in determining whether or not you will land a job interview. This software scans submitted resumes, only allowing those with the desired skills and experience to pass through to recruiters and HR representatives. In fact, such systems are likely to represent the biggest difference between finding a job the old way versus how to be successful in today’s job market.
Therefore, even if you are aware of Applicant Tracking Systems and what they mean for you as a candidate, you will want to spend a few minutes checking out my video on the 4 tips to be successful in getting your resume viewed.
After all, why bother going through all of the bells and whistles to submit your document if it will ultimately land in the black hole of cyberspace?