Wondering why you are not getting an interview request when applying to positions online? Most companies are now using ATS (applicant tracking systems), which is a software program that reads and ranks your resume according to keywords. This has created quite a challenge for the job seeker when writing their resume.

You imagine that it is your skills and accomplishments will make you standout, however, while the human eye will pick these up, the ATS is looking at keywords.

This makes it more and more critical that you pay attention to the job posting’s description and the roles and responsibilities that need to be shown on your resume. Present them in a way that will stand out so the recruiter will take notice. Highlight the things that are special about you to help you gain an interview.

Please read our article How to Beat the Resume Keyword Scanning Systems then be sure to opt into our email course and follow our resume tips for advice in preparing you to be more effective in your job search.  You can also follow us on Pinterest and Like us on Facebook! The infographic below will further guide you.

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