Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are a great resource for everyone involved in the hiring process … except, maybe, the jobseekers themselves. Could you be passing over great talent because your “recruiting bots” overlooked something in a candidate’s résumé?
Tag: Resume Screening
The 2008 recession may be a thing of the past, but its impact still lingers on. According to new Monster research, 59% of respondents have been unemployed, or had a gap in their career, at some point in time—and what’s the main cause for these gaps?
Between online job boards and mobile apps, applying for jobs can be done with the click of a button. But a simplified and streamlined application process could increase the likelihood that quality résumés will be missed if they do not include the correct search terms.
Despite record low unemployment, a new study finds that jobseekers have just 7.4 seconds to make an impression on recruiters but can improve their résumés for extra attention.
In previous articles, Recruiting Daily Advisor has shown you how to spot résumé lies, how to asses exaggerations, and has offered tips for handling false information. A new survey released by CareerBuilder shows how assessing résumé information is more important than ever before, especially in this tight labor market.
So-called soft skills are sometimes hard to quantify. Perhaps that’s why recruiters and hiring managers focus less on these skills in comparison to others.