Before hiring managers take time to scan over hundreds of applicants' resumes, including yours, they scan them into an APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM!
An #ATS scanner is software that reviews #resumes for specific words that they call #KEYWORDS. The ATS divides your resume into different resume sections: Work Experience, Education, Skills, Certifications, Languages, etc. then checks to see if those sections contain the correct keywords.
To better explain we will demonstrate through an example.
Your #resumesummary writes:
“Results-oriented marketing manager with 5+ years of experience in digital design and brand management. Unwavering attention to detail, inspiring leadership, and strong communication skills.”
“5+ years of experience”
“Attention to detail”
“Strong communication skills”
Then, matches it to their list of requirements:
CHECK: Marketing Manager
CHECK: 5+ years of experience
CHECK: digital design
CHECK: communication skills
NOT CHECK: Analytical skills
CHECK: attention to detail
If the ATS doesn’t find the basic list of requirements and keywords, it’s AUTOMATICALLY DISCARDED!
If it does, then it’s ranked by #relevance meaning the best resume goes on top of the recruiter’s pipeline!
Brand On The Brain ensures that your resume will rank you near the top of the recruiter's pipeline!
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