Applicant Tracking Systems: Your Job Search Nemesis

First, the bad news: In a comprehensive study a few years ago, the Talent Function Group found: On average, 1,000 individuals will see a job posted to one of the large job boards. 200 will begin the application process. 100 will complete the application. 75 of those 100 resumes will be screened out by either […]

LinkedIn’s Privacy Policies – A Guide for Job Seekers

It’s important to maintain visibility during your job search so potential employers can find you. Though with that said, privacy and security are still legitimate concerns when you are job search while still employed. And it’s important to understand the options you have when it comes to controlling what information is available to the general […]

Why Does it Take HR So Long to Respond?

This post originally appeared on the Brooklyn Resume Studio blog. . Having spent more than a decade in recruiting and hiring, I get a lot of questions from a lot of folks as to why the hiring process takes so long, why hiring managers never respond to applications they don’t choose, and what happens to […]

How to Discuss Relocation Plans in Your Resume

Q: I’m actively searching for a job in another state. How can I mention in my resume and cover letter that I’m open to relocation without getting overlooked?  . A: I would position the relocation aspect as such that you’re already in the process of planning.  This doesn’t mean you have to be packed and […]