Modern applicant tracking systems scan resumes for keywords. Most candidate searches are done using keywords. If your resume doesn’t have the right keywords, or if the keywords aren’t placed correctly throughout the resume, you risk never making it in front of the hiring manager. Here are two steps you can take immediately to optimize your […]
Trinity, Florida: DAVRON has generously gifted 40 students in the graduating class of Trinity College of Florida access to CareerShift, an online career search portal. This online career search portal is a powerful tool for graduates to aid in their career search upon entering the job market. The portal allows the students to search all […]
Laying off employees is often a necessary evil in the business world. Regardless of the size of the business or the reason for the layoff, the process is usually unpleasant for both parties involved. However, there are some methods and pointers that can make the transition smoother and less stressful for everyone. Planning and Organization A […]
Sending a thank you note after interview is important for a variety of reasons. A well-crafted and timely thank you note after an interview can add a positive first impression. Not only will it leave a polished and professional impression, it can also help the hiring manager remember you amongst the sea of people they have also met.
Two critical mistakes you could be making while using the Monster Job Search mobile app. While there are a lot of great advantages this tool has to offer, there are also a few shortcomings that could be affecting your job search if you’re not careful. In this article, we’d like to bring your attention to these issues and hopefully you can avoid making these mistakes in your job search.
A resumes purpose is to get your foot in the door. It needs to show why you are a fit for the position. When writing, your resume take into consideration who will be viewing your resume, how much time will they devote to reading your resume, and knowing this, how do you effectively display why you are the right fit for this position.
Recently, we had a candidate come in for an interview. Let’s call him Mr. Career.
Mr. Career had a box of cereal tucked under his arm. He said he saw on social media that we were participating in Feeding Tampa Bay’s Cereal for Summer food drive and wanted to contribute to the cause, creating an excellent first impression.
It’s not just an objective anymore, it’s an objective summary. A summary of your qualifications and skills that match the exact position you’re applying for. This statement should vary between each position you apply to. Doing so will make your resume stand out because you’re tailoring it to the exact company.
The majority of people have heard of it, but do not pay as much attention to it as they should. It’s something that needs to be taken into consideration, as it could affect the chances of someone getting his/her “dream job”. If there is a disconnect between a company’s culture and a candidate’s personality, it’s probably not going to end in either party’s favor.