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Entries for July 16th, 2017

Making your resume ATS (applicant tracking system) – friendly

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] BY MATT TARPEY (From the Courier-Post – Sunday, July 16, 2017) CAREERBUILDER When looking for candidates to potentially fill an open position, the majority of employers use something called an applicant tracking system (ATS) to find, collect, organize and screen all of the applications they receive. This means your resume will likely need to […]

Recovering from a bad interview

[To comment: larry@larrylitwin.com] CareerBuilder.com’s Sarah Sipek writes in detail about interview follow-ups.  Look for the entire article online or visit the Courier-Post Sunday, July 9 edition, page 16 C. In addition, http://larrylitwin.com/handouts.html contains many “handouts” on resumes and interview techniques. Here are Sipek’s key points: Send a thank-you note Ask for a second chance Don’t grovel Reflect Conduct mock […]