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What is ATS Compatibility?

What is ATS Compatibility?

To be compatible with an Applicant Tracking System, or ATS, it must be able to read the content of your resume. If it cannot, then your contact information will not be available to the employer, thereby making it impossible for them to call you. Further, the ATS itself will likely delete your resume overnight as it cleans up the error submissions from the day. In this post, I will show you what recruiters see when a resume is NOT compatible.

Overqualified? NOoooo!!!

Overqualified? NOoooo!!!

Have you ever been told you’re overqualified? Don’t you hate that? Why wouldn’t they want someone who they don’t have to train, right? Well today I’ll explain WHY the employers are so hesitant, and then specifically HOW you can address…

More Keys to Networking

More Keys to Networking

This article is a continuation from our blog post with some networking essentials for you. Depending on the source you check, you’ll find that somewhere between 75% and 90% of jobs that are filled each month are NOT advertised anywhere;…

THE Key to Networking

THE Key to Networking

We all know that Networking is an essential element of any job search, but many people don’t know specifically HOW to network. So in this quick article I’ll share with you the most important element of networking, and then give…

Who is Evaluating Whom?

Who is Evaluating Whom?

The last time I posted the meme you see above, it generated lots of heated discussions across multiple forums. So I thought it deserved a more thorough explanation.  The main idea was: Employers must perceive that you are interested in the…

Is Interview Preparation Cheating?

Is Interview Preparation Cheating?

Someone asked me why employers would want recruiters to prepare candidates for interviews. “Isn’t that like cheating? Wouldn’t they get a better vantage point to see how people really are if they don’t know what to expect in the interview?”…