The bleak truth about the ATS

Resumes never
seen by HR

How fast mgrs
spend per resume

Jobs filled by
Job Board / ATS

Jobs filled by
Networking

Improve your Job Hunt in 4 steps

The ATS widens the gap between you and the hiring manager. Here’s how to close the gap and get noticed.

Know Yourself Well

What makes you special, what makes you attractive, what makes you relatable.

Make a Great Resume

You get 6 seconds to deliver your career elevator pitch: Wow with brevity.

Build your Network

Find, connect and engage with the right people who will enable your career hunt.

Promote Yourself

Share a beautiful presentation package, not just another PDF resume buried in email.

Know Yourself

Not knowing your strengths and weaknesses diminishes your chances of selling yourself.

Your Personality

Are you intuitive, thoughtful, actionable? Find yourself and share your best.

Free Personality Test
Your Career Aspirations

Clarity on skills and experience helps hiring managers see self confidence

Take a Career Test

Make a Great Resume

Your resume is crucial during the hiring process, it’s the 6 second introduction that can be the difference between an interview and never hearing back. Here’s how you write the best resume.

Step by Step guide to a GREAT Resume
DELIVERY FORMAT

Don’t make your resume in MS Word. Think of portability & universality like an online profile or a hard copy in person.

CONTEXT IS KING

Keywords and KPIs are important, but a hiring manager can see FIT better when you provide context to skills & work.

TOO MUCH IS BAD

Don’t. Share. More. Than. Required.

COLOR IS GOOD

it’s not just dressing, it is making information digestable with clear fonts, clear organization, and visual interest.

Build your Network

Networking can be icky. But connecting with people is the cornerstone of successfully winning a new job. Find, connect and ask the right questions to win your next job.

Networking starts with a HELLO
SOURCING RESEARCH

Find People on Google, LinkedIn, Twitter, your old networks to start untapping the hidden job market.

BREAKING THE ICE

Try to get an introduction to the target. If you cannot use your research to share a poignant and interesting opening.

THE DELIVERY

Email. Social media. Phone. Choose your medium wisely, and leverage it to get your foot in the door.

YOUR TARGETS

Borrow strategies from Marketing, Sales and Recruitment. And as a job hunter start seeing hiring managers as targets.

Promote yourself, big time

Get the attention of your prospect employers in targeted campaigns.

Learn how to Get your Name Out There
SOCIAL MEDIA

Use social media to curate the right audience, to broadcast your resume, and to connect with the right people.

BUSINESS DIRECTORIES

Business directories are an untapped resource of connections, use them to find and connect with the right audience.

ADVERTISING

Ads on Google and Facebook can help you get in front of the right audience with clever, targeted messaging.

WEB PRESENCE

Create dimension to your resume by tweeting, blogging while showcasing your market knowledge and your personality

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