SOH 011: Navigating the Applicant Tracking System

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Summary: Hey everyone!  I have a great podcast episode lined up for you in this session.  A ton of you’ve been emailing me and you mentioned that you are having trouble with your job search.  It seems as though you are sending hundreds of resumes to each and every job you feel you are eligible for, but you get no reply.  Now, the reason you may not be soliciting a response is because your resume probably never made it into the actual hands of an employer.  I know you may be thinking, if my application does not get submitted directly to the employer, then where does it go?  Great question, your application actually goes through the applicant tracking system before it gets into the hands of the employer.<br> Take note, over 70 percent of resumes actually never get into the hands of the employer because of the applicant tracking system.  What can you do as a job candidate, in order to have your resume break through the applicant tracking system?  Well, Robin from <a href="" target="_blank">Robins Resumes</a> shows us exactly what we need to do in order to increase the chances of our resume making it through the applicant tracking system.<br> Make sure you listen in and take some good notes!<br> Things mentioned in this episode:<br> <a href="" target="_blank">Robins Resumes</a><br> <a href="" target="_blank">Secrets of the Hire Job Search Success Package</a><br>