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Are you struggling with your resume, trying to figure out how to beat the maddening Applicant Tracking System? For what it is worth, you are in a club of colleagues that is big and distinguished. The membership includes almost everyone – well, 80 percent of the “everyones” who submit their resume online but who end up in the black hole of rejection.
It is a waste of time to argue with an algorithm, so we have created an approach that may enhance your chances, which today are about 152 to one.JohnGSelf
It is a waste of time to argue with an algorithm, so we have created an approach that may enhance your chances, which today are about 152 to one.
When you see a job for which you are well qualified, follow these steps:
- Fill in your Key Word/Key Phrase inventory sheet based on your reading of the online job description.
- Incorporate those words and phrases in your Professional Summary and your scope of responsibility and accomplishment descriptions for employer experience
- Check off the keywords and phrases on the inventory sheet each time you use a keyword or phrase.
If you are not at 80 percent or higher, start over.