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Career Development / Career Growth, CV / Resume. Wednesday, Feb 9, 2022
What a lot of hopeful job seekers don’t realize is that 75% of job applications get lost in the ‘black hole’ of an Applicant Tracking System (ATS), before it is even seen by the human eye. So how can you ensure your CV or resume is ATS-friendly? First of all, what in the world is an applicant tracking system or ATS? An ATS is a type of software that companies deploy to fast track their recruitment process and make it much easier.
Interviews, Career Development / Career Growth, CV / Resume. Thursday, Feb 3, 2022
Done! You’ve spent many days perfecting and crafting your resume and you are finally just about happy with it. Just as you open the job application portal to attach it and press ‘send’, you come across this line: Cover letter (optional) Oh no! The buttons in your brain hit red and now you are wondering a thousand thoughts a second. “Do I really need to submit a cover letter with my resume?