You don’t need to be a programmer to use AI for streamlining your job search, cutting through the complexities of job applications, and making the job search less of a full-time job. These statistics should boost any reluctance you have to put your toes into the AI waters: 7 in 10 job seekers who use ChatGPT saw a higher response rate from hiring managers (78% secured an interview, and 59% went on to get hired). Continue reading If Prospective Employers are using AI, Why Aren’t You?
As recent college graduates venture into the job market, they often find themselves on a rollercoaster of emotions. The excitement of starting a new chapter in their lives is coupled with anxiety and fear about the challenges that lie ahead. However, there’s a powerful ally in this journey – ChatGPT, an AI language model that can provide valuable guidance and support. In this article, we will explore the top fears faced by college graduates during their job search and how ChatGPT can help overcome these challenges with practical advice, real-life examples, and encouragement. Continue reading Overcoming Job Search Fears: How ChatGPT Can Empower College Graduates
Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) is used by organizations to manage their recruitment processes. It allows recruiters to manage job postings, track resumes and applications, and communicate with candidates. ATS can be used to streamline the recruitment process and make it more efficient. It can also be a job seeker’s worst nightmare if not prepared. Here’s how to be the key master. Continue reading Applicant Tracking Software: Getting Past The Gatekeeper
The purpose of a résumé is to generate interest in scheduling the interview and, as such, is like the trailer to a movie: give the prospective employer enough to readily see your candidacy “fit” and motivate them to schedule you for an interview to learn more. That is where and when you can drill-down. A good trailer excites potential filmgoers just enough to make them want to go see the movie without giving away all the details. The same goes for a résumé. The running time of the movie trilogy The Ring was 11.2 hours. The trailer ran a mere 1:49. The film grossed $2.9 billion. Continue reading The Ring of Your Resume
GUILFORD — Diners have left a huge impression on Garrison Leykam’s life. As an Army brat growing up, Leykam remembers the first time he stepped into a diner in New Rochelle, New York, where his family had decided to set down roots after his father left the military. He has always seen them as centers of the community. “I immediately fell in love with diners,” he said, because these cozy restaurants always helped him feel at home during his years working as a salesperson and being on the road.
It was for that reason, Leykam said, that he decided Shoreline Diner, at 345 Boston Post Road in Guilford, was the perfect place to hold a free career presentation, which will take place June 24 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
His goal is to help people looking to change careers, find a new job in their field, get promoted, or find work after being unemployed during the pandemic. Continue reading Shoreline Diner Partners with Career Coach to Help Job Seekers
With rare exceptions, almost every Fortune 500 company and a rapidly growing number of small and mid-sized businesses filter résumés through an applicant tracking system (ATS) before or if a hiring manager ever looks at them. Jobscan research found that 98% of Fortune 500 companies use ATS while a Kelly OCG survey estimated 66% of large companies and 35% of small organizations rely on recruitment software. Fact: 70% of résumés are never seen by employers. Big companies get thousands of résumés each week (50,000 per week for Microsoft and 75,000 per week for Google). There is no time for a human to go through each one. ATS cuts approximately 70% that do not match the required criteria. Continue reading 10 Strategies for Getting Your Resume through Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)
LinkedIn is unquestionably the social network for job-seeking professionals – even if you’re not looking right now. 92%of recruiters use social media in their work today and LinkedIn is the social network they use most. But, don’t eliminate other social media sites in your online job search toolkit. Here’s how they stack up in terms of recruiters’ use in their candidate hunting: Continue reading USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO FUEL YOUR CAREER SEARCH