In summary, you need to first make “friends” with the robot reading your resume to boost your chances of your resume being read – and ultimately contacted – by a human being, the HR decision maker. Maybe now you know why you haven’t been called.
This quick read explains how to buddy up to the ATS software reading your online resumes.
Martin Buckland, author of the post asserts: “Applicant Tracking Software eliminates approximately 75% of candidates“
I’d love to hear from some resume experts and HR folks about this statistic.
If it’s even marginally accurate, it’s time to hack the robot and redraft the old resume!