Noozhawk: John Daly: How Résumé Bots Are Hazardous to Your Job Search

WOW!  Robot programs toss 75% of resumes because they lack keywords… You may not even make it to the HR rep if you don’t write your resume and cover letter correctly.


Because of the increased applications in today’s job market, employers and hiring managers are utilizing résumé-screening software more than ever. Known as Applicant Tracking Systems or Automated Résumé Screeners, these systems often eliminate applicants before human eyes ever see their résumés. It’s important to know how these systems work so you can make your résumé more relevant to the job for which you’re applying, wouldn’t you agree?

Here’s a brief overview of how the software analyzes your résumé and what you can do about it.

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