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The use of online applicant tracking systems in the public and private sector is on the rise. Employers receive hundreds of CV’s for every single position and use the latest online tools to CV sift out applicants that aren’t fitting the selection criteria.
When students optimise their CVs, and profiles on online job search sites, they significantly increase the likelihood of a job interview invitation.
At howtogetthatjob.net we train advisors how to utilise the latest CV copywriting and keyword techniques to ensure students are giving themselves a strong case of progressing past the first stage of the application process.
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According to CareerBuilder Survey 70 % of employers use social media to screen candidates before hiring, which is up significantly from 60 percent in 2016.
Employers are searching for a few key items when researching candidates via social networking sites:
- Information that supports their qualifications for the job (61 %)
- If the candidate has a professional online persona at all (50 %)
- What other people are posting about the candidates (37 %)
And they aren’t stopping there either – 69 % are using online search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing to research candidates as well, compared to 59 % last year.
57% of employers are less likely to call someone in if the candidate a ghost online.
Our career coaches will show you how your students can showcase their portfolio of work by engaging with the most innovative digital portfolio sites, establishing credibility in their niche.
Not all digital communities are created equal, nor will they elevate your students presence among influencers in the same way.
Along the trend of millennials being cash rich and time poor, we show you which communities to engage with to gain credibility and influence in the industry.