Virtually anytime you submit your resume online it first goes to a piece of software, not a human. This software, known as an Applicant Tracking System (ATS for short), is the gatekeeper between the candidate and the hiring manager.
Here's the problem, an ATS cannot interpret graphics, charts and other elements of certain resume templates. These extra elements lead to your resume getting scrambled and likely rejected.
In this video we look at two specific templates to see how this can happen and how this impacts your job search.
In this video, we look at specific resume templates and how they perform with Applicant Tracking Systems.