Job seekers’ least favorite activity has to be a toss-up between networking and submitting resumes online. This is not the result of a proper survey, but as a Certified Advanced Resume Writer, the vast majority of concerns I encounter from the public and clients have to do with these two subjects. People want to learn how to format their resumes properly for Applicant Tracking System (ATS) technology, since it looks like it's here to stay. However, knowing how to do this can be confusing. They also know they need to be networking, but wonder how to do it. What they are surprised to find out is that by mastering both, they can give the ATS a solid 1-2 punch. You might be wondering what they have to do with each other. In this post, I’ll explain a technique that could transform you job search. It requires a mindset shift – from applying with as many places as possible, to being more selective and allowing yourself more time to work with your network. But, it pays off by getting you more interviews, and into your ideal job faster. Keep reading to learn how to use this 1-2 punch in your job search and for the latest formatting tips to comply with the ATS. READ FULL ARTICLE ►Photo Credit: Shutterstock
We get it. Looking for work can be scary, especially if you’ve been at it for a long time and haven’t gotten any results.
Understanding which fears are getting in the way and how to overcome them will make all the difference. Sometimes you might not be aware of which obstacle is getting in the way of your goals. If you want to overcome these fears once and for all, we invite you to join us!
In this training, you’ll learn how to:
- Utilize strategies for coping with your job search fears
- Be confident in your job search—from writing your resume to networking
- Face your fears and move forward
Join our CEO, J.T. O'Donnell, and Director of Training Development & Coaching, Christina Burgio, for this live event on Wednesday, October 5th at 12 pm ET.
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