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How to Optimize Resumes to Get Through Applicant Tracking Systems

Doug Horn on January 14, 2015 10:53:00 AM EST

Applicant tracking systems are a useful and oftentimes necessary tool for companies who receive hundreds of thousands, or perhaps millions of resumes per year. A service that breaks down the information on each resume and subsequently groups candidates into easily-searchable fields?..

Should Recruiters Forgive Resume Mistakes?

Doug Horn on December 9, 2014 11:00:00 AM EST

You often hear those working in human resources or just about anyone responsible for hiring new employees say, “If I see one mistake on a resume, I’ll throw it away immediately.” Many candidates find this to be a terrifying proposition, while businesses seem to feel it is a reasonable..

Resume Fraud: How Recruiters and Businesses Can Know if Candidates are Lying

Doug Horn on October 8, 2014 1:05:00 PM EDT

Lies. We’ve all told them. Even Honest Abe Lincoln, who famously said, “I cannot tell a lie,” had his share of fibs. Realistically, any politician who can convince the voting public that he’s never lied in his life is a more adept fabricator than just about anyone, but that’s neither..