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Learn to Optimize Your Resume for Applicant Tracking System

If you are actively searching out for the jobs, sending your resume at every possible place and not getting even a single response, in return, what you think would be the potential reason of not getting any response. Your resume is not able to stand out at any job-opening because of the Application tracking system.

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Your CV may be the Reason You Don’t Get Interviews!

Usually, most of the organizations are using software based applications to track the desirable resumes for their organization. They receive more than 100’s of applications for a basic job-profile. And the number of applicants gets increased with an increase in the level of positions, which creates a tough competition all around. Job-seekers, if your resume

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Tune Up Your Cover Letter with Keywords!

The cover letter is a small introductory write-up of a resume that has established itself as a vital addition in the resumes. This small introduction letter briefs about an aspirant’s qualification, skills and capabilities and get accompanied with each resume you are presenting to your prospective employer. It simply creates a significant first impression on

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But I Don’t Have Any References!

As a job seeker, perhaps you’ve had this frustrating thought come across your mind during an application process. Although I do truly believe that you feel like you don’t have any references, I am willing to bet that, if you think hard enough, you do. Perhaps you haven’t held a job before, or you have

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What will employers remember about you?

With so many candidates interviewing for a given position and only one interviewer, it is quite likely that you will not be remembered without referencing interview notes or some other type of material. If you’re anything like me, that means you need to shift your focus away from becoming the best candidate and towards selling

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Employers: No-No’s for Job Posts

As an employer, you’re well aware of how little time you spend looking at each resume. Likewise, you can understand that frantic and unemployed job seekers may spend just as little time flipping through job posts. Given this, it’s obviously important to spend some quality time in order to make sure that your posts are

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Resume Keywords: You Can’t Win if You Don’t Play the Game

If you’ve read previous resume tips on the Jobma blog or follow another career-oriented blog, you’ll know by now that employers rely on applicant tracking systems (ATS) to sort through large volumes of resumes. Using an ATS, employers are able to filter resumes by keyword in order to find the talent they are looking for. That sure

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INFOGRAPHIC: Personal Branding & Social Media

When searching for a job, it is of utmost importance to convey a singular, dynamic, consistent message about who you are as a professional. Personal branding (or the process of conveying such a message) let’s employers know that you are who you say you are, and you’ll do what you say you’ll do. Inconsistencies in

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Meditation: A Simple Way to Become More Successful

Imagine yourself having that moment where you can’t stop fretting about how much work you have to complete in so little time. Now imagine someone telling you that meditating will help you in this situation. If you’re anything like me, you’ll want to throw your arms up in that person’s face and ask how reducing

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