How’s this for too much of a good thing? In her former position as director of teacher recruitment for the New York City Department of Education’s 1,600 schools, Tracy Brisson and her staff on a yearly basis handled some 13,000 resumes generated from the Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Even with sophisticated ATS technologies, recruiters still [...]
Resume Checklist: Follow these best practices to ensure your resume gets through the spam filter, applicant tracking system, and to the recruiters and hiring managers. Read the full story.
With resumes, there’s no such thing as one size fits all; know where, how and why to tweak, advises resume pro Steve Burdan. Check out the full story here.
It’s so easy to blow it from the get-go. Here’s how: Open the letter with “Dear Sir or Madam.” Isn’t that great? You just told your potential employer that you’re too lazy to look for a hiring manager’s name. How about this approach instead: Do some due diligence. Find out some names, find out or [...]