Updated: November 2020
If you’ve ever applied to a job online, you have experienced the frustration of encountering Applicant Tracking Systems or ATS. In fact every time you apply to a job you are highly likely to be screened out by an ATS. ATS’s, while incredibly frustrating, are here to stay. For the job seekers this means your resume will be lost to the “application black hole” before reaching a human. Therefore a smart job seeker today has to be aware of the technology that exists as well as robot-friendly ways around it.It’s important that you know what they are and how they work. Otherwise, you won’t stand a chance with online job applications. In this infographic courtesy of HireRight, you’ll learn why employers use ATS, how ATS work, and how to tweak your resume to get past them.
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