Helpful Resources: February
Jobscan is a tool that allows you to compare your resume to a job description and receive results on how well it matches up. With most companies using applicant tracking systems to screen and filter job applicants, it is important to tailor your resume to match your qualifications to the requirements as closely as possible. Jobscan does this automatically using an algorithm based on researching popular applicant tracking systems. Jobscan also provides articles and tips. The pricing plans are tiered based on features needed.
You have heard it before... "searching for a job is a full-time job." Whether it is a full-time commitment or not, it certainly requires dedication, preparedness, and organization. The organization part is where JibberJobber comes in. JibberJobber is a career management tool that helps you organize and track all of your job search activities. Keeping track of your employment applications, networking contacts, target companies, and important dates is a crucial part of managing an effective job search. JibberJobber can be a very useful tool in helping you stay organized and productive as you navigate your search.
ContactOut is an extension for your Chrome browser that, when logged into LinkedIn, allows users to discover contact information, including email addresses from people who have LinkedIn profiles. Sending a direct email to a prospective candidate can often result in a much higher response rate than sending a LinkedIn Inmail. ContactOut is very easy to use. It also allows users to export information. There is a free plan and users can purchase additional credits beyond the free plan limitations.
WikiJob is an excellent resource with helpful tips, articles and advice on preparing for interviews and assessments.