Keywords: The Hidden Language of the Internet

Frequently, decision makers ask me if I know anyone at Professionals in Transition® who would meet the qualifications for a particular position. This is because (in their opinions) they just can't find good, qualified people.

This chapter discusses how employers find qualified applicants (long before a person gets involved) by means of electronically screening and tracking résumés—the applicant tracking systems, job aggregators, and keywords, collectively known as the language of the internet.

Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

Many employers use an ATS software program to process job applications and ...

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