I'm new to the group and am frustrated by my inability to get past the online application resume scanners. I have been diligently applying for positions but am finding myself shut out of positions- even ones that are an EXACT match for my experience in care management.
I realize that the online job search is hit and miss and that networking (which I am actively doing) is the best way to find my next opportunity.
I would potentially like to branch out of my very narrow field (workers' compensation sales), so that requires trying some of the online postings.
Anyone out there know the formula for success with scanners?
There are challenges that making looking for a job harder than ever.
- Job Descriptions are written from the 1970s so it's hard to know what you are qualified for.
- Most jobs are filled with the hiring manager's network, so it can be hard to break in when you are new to an industry or geographical area.
- You are told to sell yourself in a way that doesn't feel authentic.
- You often are looking for a new role when you are feeling worst about yourself such as in a toxic ...Read more
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