If you’re applying for a job online, then your resume is bound to hit the Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). If you’re unfamiliar with ATS, it’s commonly used by employers – especially medium to large corporations – to help manage applications and resumes that come in for an open position. It essentially helps hiring managers clear out job candidates who do not have the required experience and skills to fulfill the position, and it highlights for them the ones that do. (Read “What’s An Applicant Tracking System?” for more information.) Related:3 Tips For Flaunting Your Value On Your Resume Applicants given a high ranking by the ATS are most often the ones that will get a callback. Unfortunately that means as much as 75% of the applicant pool is eliminated from consideration without the hiring manager even looking at their resume. While the ATS can help simplify the process to finding the right candidate for hiring managers, it does not always recognize the very best candidates that apply for the job. If the job applicant doesn’t have the exact matching keywords, specifications, and requirements entered for the system on their resume and if the resume is improperly formatted for the ATS to read, it won’t receive a high ranking. So, here’s how you can help improve your resume’s ranking with the ATS:
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