With an increase in applicants and new technology, recruiters have turned to Applicant Tracking Software’s to sift through applications and choose the few that they deem are actually worth looking at. And now you’re thinking, “Well how do I get my application to stand out when it gets processed through this software?” The answer to that question starts with a t-chart. You want to first begin by making a t-chart of the company’s ideal candidate based off of the information given in the job posting, and what you have to offer that matches their requirements.
One of the most important parts of finding a job or internship is networking. It’s preached to us time and time again- make connections with employers and keep those connections. The easiest and most professional way to do this is through LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a social networking site, specifically designed for employers, job seekers, and all business professionals to connect. Think of it as a Facebook for the business world, with the intent to build and engage with professionals while establishing and maintaining your own business identity.
|Social media is important in today’s society, we use it to share our lives for everyone to see. The thing is, everyone sees it, including potential employers or coworkers before an interview. Kununu states that 70% of employers use social media to view potential candidates for their businesses, according to a Career Builder survey. Keep reading for a few tips on how to make your social media professional, but fun for employers to take an interest in you.|
1. Delete any inappropriate pictures or videos