The job search process can be long, sometimes arduous, and frequently baffling. Sending resumes out for job postings that appear to be a perfect fit for you seems logical. What doesn’t seem logical however is not hearing back from the companies who received your resume. There is a cure for that problem: learn to make Applicant Tracking Systems work for you, not against you.
Do you feel like you are running out of ideas for your job search? You’re not alone. Even though most professionals spend only a few weeks or months in their entire career looking for a new job, they still expect to be able to master the job search. A masterful job search includes tools, techniques, and a sustainable strategy. What is your strategy and how is it working?
Are you thinking of changing jobs? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, working professionals stay in the same job 5.5 years. Reasons for making a change range from toxic culture to a simple lack of new opportunity. If you are thinking about a job change or career transition do you have the tools, strategies and techniques to get you where you want to go?