Applicant Tracking Systems and How They Affect Your Job Search

Applicant Tracking Systems

 

With plenty of qualified, experienced candidates eagerly looking for new roles, it has never been more challenging to find a new job. A single job opening can attract hundreds, potentially thousands of applications. Businesses have developed tools and strategies to save them time sorting through these applications, which are known as applicant tracking systems. What does this new method of recruitment mean and how can you tailor your job search to ensure you stand the best chance of an interview?

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How to Use LinkedIn When Job Searching

How to use LinkedIn when job searching

LinkedIn allows candidates to connect with a wider range of job opportunities and word of mouth recommendations at the touch of the button. However, many people seem confused about how this platform can help shape the job search. Today, we’re going to guide you through the best way to use LinkedIn when job searching, so you can not only find that amazing opportunity but also increase your chances a recruiter will discover you.

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Ace Your Aptitude Test with these 9 Arithmetic Tips

9 arithmetic tips

If you’ve recently submitted a job application and passed the screening round, you may be called upon to complete an arithmetic focused aptitude tests. Aptitude tests are a great way to showcase your relevant skillset to a potential employer. However, most test takers report feeling unprepared to do well. Here are 9 tips to help you ace your upcoming arithmetic aptitude tests.
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15 Job Search Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Job search facts

Whether you are actively job seeking or thinking about making a career switch in the near future, it is good to know how to best utilize the job search process. With technology and human resources techniques evolving rapidly, you need to keep up to date with what to expect so you can make sure you’re making the kind of impression that will land you your dream role.

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How do Employers use Psychometric Tests?

Employer using Psychometric Tests


If you’ve passed the screening stage for a job you’ve recently applied for, then you may be asked to complete a psychometric test which is designed to test your aptitude, ability, and personality to see how well you fit the role. Today, we are going to talk about the most common types of psychometric tests, what they hope to find, and how employers use the results to determine who to hire.

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What Not to Do on Social Media When Job Searching

social media

If you are in the process of applying for your dream job, you’re probably wondering what you can do to maximize your chances of being offered the position. While you’re busy polishing your resume, cover letter, and application, take a moment to consider your social media profiles.

Social media platforms have given employers a greater depth of insight into potential hires than ever before. Here are 10 things to avoid doing on social media when job searching, so you know what you need to do to make a perfect first impression.
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