How do you beat resume bots?
Here are her top tips for crafting a bot-beating resume:Know Your Opponent. While it’s not likely that you’ll know who else is vying for an open position, recognizing what you’re up against is key. Word Choice & Keywords Matter. Keep It Simple. Balance is Key. Be Specific, Not General. The Place to Shine: A Cover Letter.
How do you optimize a resume for applicant tracking software?
Use simple formatting. Avoid headers, footers, tables, templates, borders, lines, symbols (bullet points are ne), shading, fancy fonts, font colors other than black, tables, columns and boxes. Write out months and years so it’s readable by ATS systems.
Should I leave my degree off my resume?
Don’t leave your education off your resume if you have the educational background that is required for the position, obviously. If education is a key requirement for the job you’re interested in, it should absolutely be listed in your resume.