Beat the ATS by tweaking your resume with these simple tips. [TWEET]
By Ryan Winner
Many companies use applicant tracking systems (ATS) to sort through resumes and streamline their hiring process. These systems scan resumes for keywords that are inputted into for specific hiring positions. Then, resumes are scored on a scale of 0 to 100 for relevance. Only the resumes with the highest scores are passed on to recruiters.
The main takeaway from this information is that the right choice of keywords will ultimately be the deciding factor on whether you advance in the job searching process.
Here are a few tips on how you can tweak your resume so that it reaches the hiring manager.